The camera is 100% original except for the body and back door vulcanite that has been replaced. This is a very RARE original Leica M3. The patina is stunning and untouched.
The camera got a new vulcanite body and back door cover when it was serviced. Very nice and still with the original vulcanite style cover but it is not the original (so you know) Still very pretty. Made in 1963 in Wetzlar, Germany. No major dings, dents or major marks.Black paint finish shows its original patina brassing. Leatherette is all intact (obviously now that it has been replaced). Lugs are clean and original as well. All camera functions working normally. Shutter curtain is light leak free. Rangefinder/viewfinder is very bright and clean. A rare opportunity to have an original black paint M3. Original # black paint Leica M3. A must for any collector or enthusiast.
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The item "LEICA LEITZ M3 ORIGINAL BLACK PAINT RANGEFINDER CAMERA BODY #1078715 NICE RARE" is in sale since Wednesday, April 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Film Photography\Film Cameras". The seller is "setadel_studios" and is located in Toronto, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.