Lot 3: LEICA D.R.P. 35MM CAMERA, black leather wrappedPlatinum House
November 26, 2012
Portland, OR, USALive Auction
Description: LEICA D.R.P. 35MM CAMERA, black leather wrapped silver color body, double viewfinder, E.Leitz Wetzlar shoe mounted viewfinder (straight side) with increments 3.5 5 8.5 9 and 13.5, Summitar f=5cm 1:2 lens, Kodak model B flash, cable remote, black leather strap, body of camera engraved Paul F. May. Camera used on USS Lowry for photo history, see lot 214.
Condition Report: 3: The body shows moderate wear throughout with small dings and scratches from use and it is engraved "Paul J May" to the back. The view finder has some dust between the glass but is does work. The shutter appears to be working correctly. The lens is in good overall condition with dust between the glass, the glass is in good condition with no visible scratches or fungus. The aperture ring is difficult to rotate. The aperture blades are free of oil.