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Leitz Canada 90mm Tele-Elmarit f 2.8

Lot 3056: Leitz Canada 90mm Tele-Elmarit f 2.8

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $1,200

Description: Leitz Canada 90mm Tele-Elmarit f 2.8 with original box. Serial Number 2586747 This LEICA TELE-ELMARIT 90mm f/2.8 was the compact alternative to LEICA's popular LEICA ELMARIT 90mm f/2.8 (1958-1974). Originally pitched by Leica as the "long-focus dwarf", it was sold to allow the 90mm lens to fit on your camera inside an ordinary never-ready case. It sold for the same price as the full-size ELMARIT. LEICA cautioned that performance was intended more for casual shooting. however comparisons on the LEICA M9 show surprisingly that this tele clearly outperforms the larger ELMARIT. The "TELE" refers to the formal definition of a true telephoto design, where the lens is shorter than the actual focal length. The 90mm ELMARIT is as long as its focal length, while this TELE-ELMARIT is shorter. Compatibility The LEICA 90mm f/2.8 TELE-ELMARIT works perfectly on every LEICA M camera, from the LEICA M3 of 1954, Minolta's CLE, and of course today's LEICA M7, LEICA MP and LEICA M9. From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leica IIIg Camera Body

Lot 3059: Leica IIIg Camera Body

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,200

Description: Leica IIIg Camera Body Serial Number 877605 Introduced in 1957, three years after Leica's first bayonet-mount camera the M3, the IIIG was to be the final chapter in screw-mount bodies. It was, however, the first screwmount to have the shutter speeds progress geometrically which greatly facilitated exposure calculation. Although over 39,000 were made during its 10 year production, only 13 were issued in the last seven years of that run. Model: Leica IIIG Body Type: Rangefinder Material: Metal, leather cover Viewfinder Frames: 50mm and 90mm Preview: No Compatible Lenses: 39mm screwmount Shutter Speeds: 1 sec to 1/1000th sec Flash Sync: 1/50th sec Flash Connection Type: terminal Motor Capable: No Meter: None Dimension: 5.35 x 2.75 x 1.25 inches Weight: .7 lb Years Produced: 1957 Country of Origin: German The screw-mount LEICA IIIf is significantly smaller and lighter than any Leica M camera. The LEICA IIIg is often quieter than LEICA M cameras, so in other words, it does what they do best, but even better. It is many times quieter than the noisy digital LEICA M9. The IIIg weighs only two-thirds as much as a typical LEICA M. It weighs only half as much as most DSLRs, and less than one-third what a pro DSLR weighs, and delivers better image quality. It is the same shape as LEICA M cameras, but is it slightly smaller in every dimension. LEICA M cameras are bigger than screw-mount cameras, and digital M cameras have gotten even slightly bigger. The LEICA IIIg is an excellent sixty-year old camera. It sold for the equivalent of $3,500 in its day. Facts, like "1/1,000 second shutter speed" or "longer rangefinder base length," are facts, but subjective observations, like "easy to use" must be taken from your own point of view. From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leica M5 Camera Body (Black)

Lot 3053: Leica M5 Camera Body (Black)

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $900

Description: Leica M5 Camera Body (Black) Serial Number: 1353567 It cannot be over-emphasized what a technological triumph the M5's TTL metering was in 1971. The M5 was the first rangefinder with TTL metering, and an excellent metering system it was. SLRs had TTL metering since the Topcon Super D in 1963. The Nikon SPX rangefinder prototype from about 1962 had TTL metering, but it never made it to production. For its time the M5's meter was among the most light sensitive made. The M5 appeared in 1971, nineteen years after the M3's introduction. Translation: 19 years of thinking about how to improve the M3. The majority of new Leica buyers -- well off hobbyists -- preferred the feel of the classic M3 type body. However the shooters -- the guys who made their living shooting Leicas -- mostly preferred the M5. The proof of that is the majority of M5's show proportionately far more wear than any other M camera, except the digital M's which are again extremely popular with shooters. Product Description Model M5 3 Lug Overview: The first Leica M to have built-in meter. 3 Lug refers to the strap connection on the body Body Type: Rangefinder Material: Metal, Black Viewfinder Frames: Optical with 50, 90, 135mm frames Compatible Lenses: Leica M, Leica Screw Mount with optional adapter Shutter Speeds: 1/2 to 1/1000th, 30 sec in Bulb Flash Sync: 1/50th s. Type Flash Connection: x/m standard Film Advance: Manual Motor Capable: No Meter: Internal CDS spot meter, used PX 625 battery. ISO from 5 to 3200. Dimensions: 6.1 x 3.3 x 1.4 inches Weight: 24.69 oz. Years available new: 1971-1975 Country of Origin: Germany From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leica M5 Camera Body (Black)

Lot 3054: Leica M5 Camera Body (Black)

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $900

Description: Leica M5 Camera Body (Black) Serial Number: 1357407 It cannot be over-emphasized what a technological triumph the M5's TTL metering was in 1971. The M5 was the first rangefinder with TTL metering, and an excellent metering system it was. SLRs had TTL metering since the Topcon Super D in 1963. The Nikon SPX rangefinder prototype from about 1962 had TTL metering, but it never made it to production. For its time the M5's meter was among the most light sensitive made. The M5 appeared in 1971, nineteen years after the M3's introduction. Translation: 19 years of thinking about how to improve the M3. The majority of new Leica buyers -- well off hobbyists -- preferred the feel of the classic M3 type body. However the shooters -- the guys who made their living shooting Leicas -- mostly preferred the M5. The proof of that is the majority of M5's show proportionately far more wear than any other M camera, except the digital M's which are again extremely popular with shooters. Product Description Model M5 3 Lug Overview: The first Leica M to have built-in meter. 3 Lug refers to the strap connection on the body Body Type: Rangefinder Material: Metal, Black Viewfinder Frames: Optical with 50, 90, 135mm frames Compatible Lenses: Leica M, Leica Screw Mount with optional adapter Shutter Speeds: 1/2 to 1/1000th, 30 sec in Bulb Flash Sync: 1/50th s. Type Flash Connection: x/m standard Film Advance: Manual Motor Capable: No Meter: Internal CDS spot meter, used PX 625 battery. ISO from 5 to 3200. Dimensions: 6.1 x 3.3 x 1.4 inches Weight: 24.69 oz. Years available new: 1971-1975 Country of Origin: Germany From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Wetzlar 35mm Summaron f 2.8

Lot 3063: Leitz Wetzlar 35mm Summaron f 2.8

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,200

Description: Leitz Wetzlar 35mm Summaron f 2.8 Leica Screw Mount Serial Number 1949763 Mint condition! The Leitz Wetzlar Summaron 35 mm f/ 2.8 is a wide-angle prime lens for 35 mm Leica M and LSM rangefinder cameras. Leica Order No. - SIMOO screw-lens; SIMOM 11306 M-version; SIMWO 11106 M3 version with "specs" and caps LLC - 151 Production era - 1958-1963 - 5,289 screw lenses; 1958-1974 - 30,400 bayonet lenses Lens mount - Leica Screw F stop range - f/2.8-f/22 Smallest object field - 430 x 640 mm - 390 x 590 mm (M3) Diaphragm setting /type - Click stop 10-blade Angle of view diagonal - 64 degrees Filter type - A36 Accessories - Hood: IROOA 12571, 12585, 12526, 12538 Materials - Chrome plated brass Dimensions (length x diameter) - 29 x 51 mm / 1.14 x 2.01 in Weight - 210 g / 7.41 oz From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Marconi-Zellweger Receiver M3, 1925

Lot 132: Marconi-Zellweger Receiver M3, 1925

by Auction Team Breker

April 18, 2015, 10:00 AM CET

50997 Köln , Germany

Estimated Price: €400 - €700

Description: Zellweger AG, Uster, Switzerland. 3 tubes, battery-operated. Empfangs-Apparat Marconi-Zellweger M3, 1925 Zellweger AG, Uster, Schweiz. 3-Röhren-Batterieem pfänger.

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LEICA I 35MM CAMERA, circa 1930, serial number 591

Lot 355: LEICA I 35MM CAMERA, circa 1930, serial number 591

by O'Gallerie

March 31, 2015, 7:00 PM PST

Portland, OR, USA

Estimated Price: $200 - $300

Description: LEICA I 35MM CAMERA, circa 1930, serial number 59102. Includes: Leitz Elmar 50mm lens f/3.5, lens cap, Leitz leather case, Leitz rangefinder Leitz vertical viewfinder and manual.

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Taylor & Hobson 2in f2 Cooke Amotal Anastigmat Lens for Leica Screw Mount

Lot 3060: Taylor & Hobson 2in f2 Cooke Amotal Anastigmat Lens for Leica Screw Mount

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400

Description: Taylor & Hobson 2in f2 Cooke Amotal Anastigmat Lens for Leica Screw Mount. Serial Number 300287 This Leica fitting Lens is in mint condition. Made by Taylor Taylor Hobson LTD England Fully working Optics are fungus free Focus is Smooth Leica Screw Fit From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Japon - Meiji - Yen année 3 (1870) M3

Lot 1245: Japon - Meiji - Yen année 3 (1870) M3

by Monnaies d’Antan

May 23, 2015, 9:30 AM CET

Bruxelles, Belgium

Estimated Price: €200 - €400

Description: Y-5.1 Type 1 圓 with Border ; (Ar ; 26.74 gr ; 39 mm)PCGS AU detailMonnaie gradée par PCGS #31541050.

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Scarce Unmarked

Lot 1625: Scarce Unmarked "Covert Use" or "Prototype" American M3 Style Fighting Knife with Sheath

by Rock Island Auction Company

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM CST

Rock Island, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400

Description: Scarce Unmarked "Covert Use" or "Prototype" American M3 Style Fighting Knife with Sheath Measuring 11 1/4 inches overall, this M3 knife is devoid of markings. This example shows no evidence of ever having been marked (see Cole's "U.S. Military Knives, Bayonets & Machetes, Book III" for a similar example). Unmarked fighting knives generally were used for covert operations, as no other plausible explanation is provable other than possibly prototype. The blade is 6 1/2 inches, with a spear point and a sharpened false edge, fitted with a bent "thumb rest" oval guard, a smooth washer grip with brown bakelite spacers at the top and bottom, and a steel pommel cap, With an unmarked brown leather sheath, outfitted with a throat reinforcement staple and steel tip plates. Manufacturer: None Model: None BBL: Stock: Gauge: Finish: Grips: Serial Number: Class: Other Condition: Excellent with some light edge wear present on the blade and mild handling marks overall. The sheath is very fine.

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Desirable World War II General Motors/Guide Lamp Division Class III/NFA Fully Automatic M3

Lot 1598: Desirable World War II General Motors/Guide Lamp Division Class III/NFA Fully Automatic M3 "Grease Gun" Submachine Gun

by Rock Island Auction Company

April 25, 2015, 9:00 AM CST

Rock Island, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $9,500 - $16,000

Description: Desirable World War II General Motors/Guide Lamp Division Class III/NFA Fully Automatic M3 "Grease Gun" Submachine Gun This is a very nice example of a scarce, fully transferable, fully functional WWII M3 SMG (grease gun) manufactured by the Guide Lamp division of General Motors. These weapons were developed circa 1941-1942 based on the British STEN design of using stamped and welded steel parts with the intent of it being a wartime expedient SMG to use along with the more complicated and costly Thompson Submachine Gun. The majority of these weapons were converted to the "A1" standard after 1944, but this example remains in its original configuration with the cocking handle on the right. It has the fixed front and rear sight on top of the receiver. The left side of the magazine well is marked: "SUB-MACH GUN/CAL. 45 M3" over the "Guide" marking with the Crossed Cannons Ordnance proof over "U S/NO 185770". It retains its original combination safety/dust cover, original telescoping wire stock and comes with three 30 round stick magazines. Manufacturer: Guide Lamp Model: M3 BBL: 8 inches Stock: steel Gauge: 45 ACP Finish: pakerized Grips: Serial Number: 185770 Class: Class III Condition: Very fine as reparkerized after WWII with 98% of a parkerized finish overall. Somewhere during its use, an additional sling bar was welded on to the left side over the magazine release button partially obliterating the upper and lower receiver markings, but you can still see the US Ordnance proofs and factory markings. NOTE: This item is restricted as a National Firearms Act (NFA), Fully Automatic Weapon that is currently registered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (BATF&E) that has been classified as a "Curios or Relic" as defined in 27 CFR, 478.11. These weapons are still subject to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44 and 27 CFR part 478.

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Leitz Wetzlar Elmarit-R 135mm f 2.8

Lot 3051: Leitz Wetzlar Elmarit-R 135mm f 2.8

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $750 - $1,000

Description: Leitz Wetzlar Elmarit-R 135mm f 2.8 Serial Number: 2305426 Leica Elmarit-R 135mm f/2.8 is one of the first manual focus lenses in Leica's reflex lens lineup. First designed in 1964, the lens went through a redesign in 1976, but was eventually discontinued in 1998. The first version of the lens was available with Series 7 filter thread, while the later model was offered in both Series 7 as well as E55 threads (the later model was manufactured in Canada). The lens is commonly available on used markets like eBay, with good quality late copies fetching ~US$250. The version tested in this review is an E55 model, serial number 2966817. The optical construction of the lens consists of 5 elements in 4 groups - nothing fancy here. The build quality is rock solid - the lens feels and looks sturdy, thanks to the all metal barrel, aperture and focus rings. Even the built-in lens hood is all metal. All that metal obviously adds weight, and at 730g (1.6lb), Elmarit-R 135mm f/2.8 E55 is one of the heavier medium telephoto lenses. Fortunately, the lens is pretty compact, measuring 67 x 93mm (2.6 x 3.66in), although the barrel extends by a centimeter or so when focusing towards the closeup. The focus ring is pretty smooth to operate and the aperture is snappy - expected quality from a Leica branded lens. The minimum supported aperture is f/22 (the aperture ring moves in half f-stop increments) and the minimum focusing distance is 1.5m (4.9ft). The lens accepts 55mm screw in filters. Product Description Telephoto lens for the Leica R series. Leica Order No. - 11 211 LLC - 184 Production era - 1968-1998 < 50,800 lenses Variants - ROM conversion versions, this item is 3 CAM, not ROM Number of lenses /groups - 5 / 4 F stop range - f/2.8-f/22 Closest focusing distance - 1.5 m / 4.92 ft Smallest object field - 220 x 330 mm Angle of view diagonal - 18 degrees Filter type - E55 Accessories - ELPRO close focusing attachment type 4; Cap 14289, 14089 or 14809. Dimensions length x diameter - 93 x 67 mm /3.66 x 2.6 in Weight - 730 g /1.23 lb Inscriptions - ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/135 LEITZ CANADA 2XXXXXX ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/135 LEITZ WETZLAR 2XXXXXX ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/135 E 55 3XXXXXX LEICA Designer - Walter Mandler From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Wetzlar 90mm Elmarit-R f 2.8

Lot 3047: Leitz Wetzlar 90mm Elmarit-R f 2.8

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $400

Description: Leitz Wetzlar 90mm Elmarit-R f 2.8 in original box. Serial Number: 2442250 Product Description Economy portrait lens for the Leica R series system. Leica Order No. - 11 239 / 11 229 LLC - 172 Production era - 1964-1983 < 29,000 lenses Variants - 1-cam, 2-cam and 3-cam, ELC & ELW versions Number of lenses /groups - 5 / 4 F stop range - f/2.8-f/22 Closest focusing distance - 70 cm / 2.30 ft Smallest object field - 140 x 210 mm Diaphragm setting /type - 6-blade Angle of view diagonal - 27 degrees Filter type - Series VII + 14161 filter ring Accessories - ELPRO VIIa close focusing attachment Dimensions length x diameter - 72 x 65 mm / 2.83 x 2.56 in Weight - 500 g /1.1 lb Inscriptions - ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/90 LEITZ CANADA 2XXXXXX ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/90 LEITZ WETZLAR 2XXXXXX Designer - Walter Mandle City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Wetzlar 21mm Super Angulon-R f 4

Lot 3046: Leitz Wetzlar 21mm Super Angulon-R f 4

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Leitz Wetzlar 21mm Super Angulon-R f 4 in original box. Serial Number: 2353660 Product Description Why has this lens remained unchanged for 30 years? Most likely because even the extraordinary research and development team at Leica can't figure out a way to improve it! Produced by the equally famous Schneider Optic Works in Kreuznach to Leica specifications, the 21 f4 Super Angulon is the paramount super-wide angle lens. Exhibiting qualities such as corner to corner sharpness and even illumination, this is one lens that's bound to make a lasting impression. FEATURES INCLUDE: Retrofocus design Focuses as close as 8 inches (20.3cm) Leica Order No. - 11 813 LLC - 139 Production era - 1978-1994 < 8,850 lenses Manufacturer - Schneider-Kreuznach Variants - 2-cam and 3-cam versions Number of lenses /groups - 10 /8 F stop range - f/4-f/22 Closest focusing distance - 20 cm / 7.87 in Smallest object field - 221 x 148 mm Diaphragm setting /type - Automatic, 4-blade pre-set Angle of view diagonal - 92 degrees Filter type - Series 8.5 - E72 Accessories - Hood: 12506, Front cap: 14145 Dimensions length x diameter - 43.5 x 78 mm / 1.71 x 3.07 in Weight - 420 g /0.93 lb Inscription - SUPER-ANGULON-R 1:4/21 LEITZ WETZLAR 2XXXXXX Designer - Walter Woeltche 22 Oct 1996 Schneider-Kreuznach From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Canada 135mm Elmarit f 2.8

Lot 3057: Leitz Canada 135mm Elmarit f 2.8

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $1,000

Description: Leitz Canada 135mm Elmarit f 2.8 Serial Number 2223787 During several decades now, Leitz / Leica have introduced a wide selection of 135mm lenses for their rangefinder cameras, with various formulations and names: Hektor, Elmar, Elmarit, Tele Elmar and, at last, Apo - Telyt. Some designs have four elements, as the Hektor and the Elmar versions, the later releases support a five elements construction. The lens in question here was introduced in 1963, and it's design is identical with the early type of the similar lens for the Leicaflex. It was built by Leitz Canada and had a special view and rangefinder attachment that improves focusing and framing accuracy. Image size is thereby increased by a factor of 1.4. Besides, the use of these "goggles" or "spectacles", allows the use of this lens with the Leica M2 camera model: the finder magnifies the 90mm frame to correct field of view for the 135mm (the Leica M2 finder does not show the markings for this focal length). The lens mount is non rotating and has a socket for tripod use. Minimal focusing distance is 1,5m or 5". Minimum aperture is f 32. The diaphragm has full and half stops, and the lens hood is built in and collapses over the lens front. From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Giuseppe Pintado. Vera idea della musica e del contrapp

Lot 45315: Giuseppe Pintado. Vera idea della musica e del contrapp

by Heritage Auctions

April 8, 2015, 11:00 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: Giuseppe Pintado. Vera idea della musica e del contrappunto. Rome: Nella Stamperia di Gioacchino Puccinelli, 1794. First edition. Octavo (7.875 x 5.125 inches; 200 x 131 mm.). 159, [1, blank] pages. Signature collation: A-H8 I-M4. Decorative woodcut title vignette; decorative woodcut head- and tail-piece. Later purple and brown marbled paper over thin boards, rebacked with gray marbled paper. Light to moderate foxing and browning; gathering D (pages 49-64) quite browned; small faint dampstains at the outer edge and in the gutter margin of D1-E3 (pages 49-70); additional minor dampstaining to outer edge of M3 and M4 (pages 157-[160]); small wormtrack in the gutter margin of F3-M4 (pages 85-[160]), just touching one letter on L2 recto (page 147); paper flaw to lower corner of L1 (pages 145/146) and tiny paper flaw to upper corner of M3 (pages 157/158); a few leaves splitting at lower gutter. A very good copy. Small bookseller's ticket of music antiquarian Hermann Baron on front pastedown: "H. Baron / Music and Books, / 136 Chatsworth Road, / London, N. W. 2., England." Giuseppe Pintado (José Pintado) was a Spanish Jesuit who went to Rome, when the Jesuits were expelled from Spain in 1767, where he pursued his musical interests. According to Eitner, Pintado was a Roman violinist. "Roman maestro Giuseppe Pintado [fl. 1790s] was already using concepts such as the 'perceived bass,' or basso sensibile, in 1794" (Nicholas Baragwanath, The Italian Traditions and Puccini: Compositional Theory and Practice Nineteenth-Century Opera (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2011), page 163). Eitner VII, page 453. Gregory & Bartlett, Catalogue of Early Books on Music, page 210. From the library of John Carroll Collins.

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Leicaflex SL 2 Camera Body

Lot 3043: Leicaflex SL 2 Camera Body

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $600 - $1,000

Description: Leicaflex SL 2 Camera Body Serial Number: 1424113 Product Description Prized by shooters and collectors alike, the SL2 was the last fully mechanical SLR made by Leica. An updated version of the previous SL model it enjoyed a production run lasting only from 1974-1976. Improvements included a viewfinder-visible aperture scale, redesigned mirror movement to accommodate specially designed 16, 24 and 80-200mm lenses, hot shoe and a more comfortable shape. Body Type: SLR Film Type Viewfinder: Eye-level Lens Mount: Leica R (3 Cam best) Film Type: 35mm Film Loading: Manual Meter: Built-in Exposure Modes: Match needle in finder Shutter Speeds: 1-1/2000th sec., B Sync 1/100th Self Timer: 10 seconds Film Advance: Manual Rewind: Manual Flash Information: Hot shoe and x sync terminal Battery: PX625 Dimensions: 5.8 X 3.8 X 2.2 inches Weight: 27.1 oz From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Canada Summilux 35mm f 1.4

Lot 3055: Leitz Canada Summilux 35mm f 1.4

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Description: Leitz Canada Summilux 35mm f 1.4 with original box. This LEICA SUMMILUX 35mm f/1.4 was the world's fastest ultra-speed wide-angle lens at its introduction in 1960. This 35mm SUMMILUX is the lightest Leica 35mm lens I've ever measured. This is because this lens is mostly air and aluminum, with small, thin glass elements. Today's lenses use a lot more glass, while other older, slower 35mm lenses use more brass instead of aluminum. Not only is it tiny and the world's first ultra-speed wide-angle lens, it is still the world's smallest professional f/1.4 lens of any focal length. This classic 35mm SUMMILUX remains popular today due to its tiny size, ultra-high speed and complete freedom from geometric distortion and viewfinder blockage. 1967-1995: Black, Series VII in 12 504 hood (serial number 2,166,701 and up) In this version, the front was the usual 42mm (A42) external diameter, but had no filter thread. To use filters, you had to use the 12 504 hood. The 12 504 hood could hold Series VII (S7) filters. From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Wetzlar 60mm Macro-Elmarit-R f 2.8

Lot 3044: Leitz Wetzlar 60mm Macro-Elmarit-R f 2.8

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: Leitz Wetzlar 60mm Macro-Elmarit-R f 2.8 with box, though not in original package. Lens serial number: 2497620 If there is such a thing as a 'must have' lens in the Leica repertorie the 60mm f/2.8 Macro-Elmarit-R could be the one. Based on versatility and excellent resolution at all focus ranges the 60mm Macro has no peer, it can focus from infinity to 1:2 (half lifesize) without the use of ancillary devices." "Stop it down by one or two apertures and outstanding results can be achieved at longer shooting distances. It very effectivly suppresses reflections even under difficult light conditions, light falloff and distortion are practically non-existent." "The first impression you get when you hold the 60mm is that of strength. More than any other Leica R lens the 60mm f/2.8 Macro-Elmarit-R feels like it was designed for survivability in the field. Accordingly the helicoid of this lens is possibly the smoothest and and most reassuring of any 35mm lens made. Compare the filter ring of your current Japanese lens to the massive filter ring of the 60mm f/2.8 Macro-Elmarit-R and you will see it's like comparing a corvette to a battleship." Product Information 60 mm f/2.8 MACRO-ELMARIT-R is a 60-mm lens with an especially broad range of applications. If you can forego extreme high speeds in this range of focal lengths in order to gain the great advantage of a focusing range, from infinity all the way down to a mere 27 cm or 10 5/8" (a maximum reproduction ratio of 1: 2), then this is the perfect lens for you. Together with the MACRO-ADAPTER-R, a reproduction ratio of 1: 1 can be achieved. Lens System Type Macro/Close Up Focus Type Manual Focal Length Fixed/Prime Focal Length (mm) 60 mm Aperture F/2.0-8.0, F/2.8 Min Aperture 22 Compatibility Compatible Brand Leica Dimensions Diameter 2.7 inch Weight 14.11 oz From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Canada Noctilux 50mm f 1.0

Lot 3058: Leitz Canada Noctilux 50mm f 1.0

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: Leitz Canada Noctilux 50mm f 1.0 Serial Number 2750260 with original box. The Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1 has long been considered one of the greatest lenses ever created, by any manufacturer. Its optical fingerprint is inimitable, distinctive, and incredibly well love by photographers worldwide. As its name suggests (Noctilux means "light of the night" [from Latin nocturnus 'of the night' and 'lux' light], its performance in low light situations is simply amazing, unmatched by any other lens on the market. Its price tag is easily outshined by its photographic results, it opens up a whole new world of photographic opportunities. The Noctilux has been in continuous production since 1966. Its manufacture process has always been difficult and costly thus its production numbers are comparatively low. Also contributing to its low production numbers, is its cost. The Notilux has always an expensive lens, so only the most affluent photographers had the means to foot such a bill. The Noctilux underwent several variations over the years, yet 3 main categories exist: Noctilux 50mm f/1.2: available from 1966-1975 Noctilux 50mm f/1: available from 1975-2008, 4 slight variations of design are within this era, yet all are optically identical. Noctilux 50mm f/.95 ASPH: 2008-current This auction is for the 2nd version Noctilux 50mm f/1 available new in the late 1970Õs with 12519 hood and E58 filter mount. It was a re-design of the original Helmut Marx 1.2 version by Walter Mandler . By using the famous Leitz 900430 glass, Dr. Mandler was able to add a half stop to the maximum aperture and to create a lens with perfectly spherical surfaces for all elements. Of course, the results were amazing, giving this lens the highest degree of praise from just about every photography publication, reviewer, and most importantly professional photographer, the world over. The Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1 is truly one of the greatest accomplishments in the photographic world, youÕre only regret will be that you didnÕt own one sooner! Production Period 1975-1978 Code 11821 Focal Length 50mm Angle of view 45¡ Number of elements 7 (6 components) Filter size E58 Internal thread M 58 x 0.75 Minimum Aperture f/16 Maximum Aperture f/1 Focusing range infinity to 1 m (40 in) Smallest object field 41 0 x 620 mm (11 x 16.4 in approx.) (about 1:17) Weight 580g (1.28 lbs) Dimensions Length from bayonet flange: 62 mm Diameter: 69 mm Box Dimensions 6 3/4" Long x 4" W x 4" Original Box & Lens Weight 2 lbs From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Kodak Ektra 35mm Camera & 50mm Ektar f1.9 Lens

Lot 3000: Kodak Ektra 35mm Camera & 50mm Ektar f1.9 Lens

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $750 - $1,500

Description: One of most interesting cameras of the past is the Kodak Ektra. Its design and engineering are simply genius, with many features that existed on no other cameras at that time. "A precision miniature camera developed to fill the gap left by drying-up of supplies of German Leica and Contax cameras in World War Two. As well as a very accurate long-base coupled rangefinder, it included a number of innovative and original features, including interchangeable film backs, and automatic finder and parallax adjustment for the six Ektra lenses." The Kodak Ektra Camera was manufactured by the Eastman Kodak Company from 1941 to 1948. Designed as a quality 35mm rangefinder camera. It had many features including interchangeable lens, interchangeable backs, built in zoom finder, and coated lens. A focal plane shutter mechanism with a unique settings feature for high and low speeds, capable of 1/1000 to 1 second, however the shutters were unreliable. Typically found with f1.95 / 50mm lens, but many options were available ranging Lenses from 35 to a long 153 mm. This camera comes with the standard 50mm Ektar f1.9 lens and a high/low level angle finder, as well as the original manual. From the collection of Don Dondero. City: State: Circa: 1943

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Leicaflex SL Camera Body

Lot 3042: Leicaflex SL Camera Body

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $400

Description: Leicaflex SL Camera Body Serial Number: 1237327 Made between 1968-1974 the Leicaflex SL was the second reflex camera made by Leica and the first one with TTL (thur the lens)full aperture metering.SL stands for "selective light". Durable die cast all metal body construction provides lightweight rigidity and strength Average TTL metering Bright viewfinder system with shutter speed and match needle display Smooth manual film advance and transport Top shutter speed 1/2000 second top flash sync 1/100 sec. Depth of field preview button The SL just may be the high water mark of LeitzÕs traditional hand-built manufacturing prowess. What it lacks in aesthetics it more than makes up for in feel and workmanship. As with the MÕs, nothing superfluous has been added for commercial appeal. The Leicaflex SL is mechanical simplicity defined, with a heft and feel that makes the F seem cheap and flimsy by comparison. Close you eyes and wind on the film and youÕll swear you have an M in your hands. Look through the viewfinder and find a size and brightness that puts the F to shame with its low light focusing capabilities. Plus you get to use the wonderful, albeit expensive, Leitz lenses. From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Canada 180mm APO-TELYT-R f 3.4

Lot 3048: Leitz Canada 180mm APO-TELYT-R f 3.4

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $800

Description: Leitz Canada 180mm APO-TELYT-R f 3.4 in original box. Serial Number: 2815313 Product Description As the person responsible during the 1950s for establishing Leitz Canada as the center of Leica lens development, Dr. Walter Mandler attained further achievement as developer of the remarkable 180 f3.4 APO Telyt. Featuring glass which corrects chromatic aberrations so well that no focus adjustment is necessary for infra-red photography, its performance is nothing less than outstanding. A small, powerful, high resolution lens that you'll always want to have on call! FEATURES INCLUDE: Built-in, collapsible hood Weighs less than 1.5 lbs Production era - 1979-1998 1,500 Apo version lenses Variants - 3-cam or R-only versions Number of lenses /groups - 7 / 5 for the Apo version F stop range - f/2.8-f/22 Closest focusing distance - 1.5 m for the Apo version Diaphragm setting /type - 8-blade Angle of view diagonal - 14 degrees Filter type - E60 Accessories - Filter-ring: 14264 Weight - 520 g for the Apo version Inscriptions - LEITZ ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/180 2XXXXXX LEITZ APO-ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/180 3XXXXXX From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Wetzlar 80-200mm f 4.5

Lot 3049: Leitz Wetzlar 80-200mm f 4.5

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $250 - $400

Description: Leitz Wetzlar 80-200mm f 4.5 in original box. Serial Number: 2773562 This is a Beautiful Example of a Leica 80-200mm f4.5 Vario-Elmar-R lens. This is a 3-cam series lens that is Very sharp zoom lens with stunning image quality that can rival many of the fixed prime lenses on the market. It offers Fantastic Lens coatings and has a built-in lens shade too. This lens is in the classy black finish with a nice textured leather grip. This lens comes exactly as shown, with all shown too. It is in beautiful Near Mint , Fantastic working condition with no problems at all. This lens focuses very smoothly, the aperture works well and has nice clicks for each f-stop with no oil on the blades. The glass is great, No scratches, No fungus, light dust, No problems. This lens has Amazing lens coatings too. Great image quality tooÉ. From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Wetzlar 180mm Elmarit-R  f 2.8

Lot 3050: Leitz Wetzlar 180mm Elmarit-R f 2.8

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $800

Description: Leitz Wetzlar 180mm Elmarit-R f 2.8 Serial Number: 3249322 Product Description The 180 F/2.8 ELMARIT-R is a telephoto system with 5 elements in 4 groups. Even at full aperture F/2.8, it offers uniform performance and very good contrast. Leica Order No. - 11 923 (11 273-Apo version as shown) Production era - 1979-1998 < 10,499 + 1,500 Apo version lenses Variants - 3-cam or R-only versions Number of lenses /groups - 5 / 4 (7 / 5 for the Apo version) F stop range - f/2.8-f/22 Closest focusing distance - 1.8 m / 5.91 ft (1.5 m for the Apo version) Diaphragm setting /type - 8-blade Angle of view diagonal - 14 degrees Filter type - SER 8 Accessories - Filter-ring: 14264 Weight - 450 g (520 g for the Apo version) Inscriptions - LEITZ ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/180 2XXXXXX LEITZ APO-ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/180 3XXXXXX From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz 5cm Rigid Summicron f 2 Lens

Lot 3061: Leitz 5cm Rigid Summicron f 2 Lens

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $1,250 - $2,500

Description: Leitz 5cm Summicron f 2 Serial Number 1598700 This listing is for a chrome Leica 5cm f2 Rigid Summicron manual focus screw mount lens in mint condition. The rigid Summicron represents as great a milestone in lens design as does the collapsible Summicron. The collapsible Summicron becomes somewhat lack-luster at apertures larger than f/4. The rigid Summicron, on the other hand, is fully usable at itÕs maximum aperture. Images taken at f/2, even in the close-up range, are stunning in sharpness and contrast. The f/2 aperture finally became a true working aperture, not a low light emergency back-up. The rigid design also re-established the Summicron as the best normal lens available. Lenses of f/2 and f/1.4 from the Japanese competition noticeably surpassed the collapsible Summicron in the center of the image fieldÑas for that matter did the Summitar, though over a very small angle only. This 50 year old design is still among the very best! From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Leitz Wetzlar 35mm Elmarit-R f 2.8

Lot 3045: Leitz Wetzlar 35mm Elmarit-R f 2.8

by Holabird Western Americana

April 17, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Reno, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $600

Description: Leitz Wetzlar 35mm Elmarit-R f 2.8 in plastic case. Serial Number: 2469293 Product Description The Elmarit-R is a retro-focus type consisting of 7 elements in 6 groups. This versatile wideangle lens provides excellent contrast and resolution. Optimum performance is reached as early as F/4. Special lens coating and UV absorbing cement are utilized to reduce transmission of UV light. In practice, for the close focusing range below 40 inches, the lens should be stopped down, if possible, to F/11. Suitable for copy work Leica Order No. - 11101 (1964-68), 11201 (1968-73) / LLC - 158 Production era - 1964-1973 (1964-1965 ca. 200 chrome lenses) < 31,950 lenses Variants - 1-cam, 2-cam, 3-cam; black and chrome versions unit is 2-cam Note - The chrome finish was made for the Leicaflex. Fewer than 200 were made, and once it was found that the finish could reflect extraneous light in to the meter cell, this finish was discontinued in favor of black. This lens is black. Number of lenses /groups - 7 / 6 F stop range - f/2.8-f/22 in half-stops Closest focusing distance - 30 cm / 11.81 in Smallest object field - 140 x 210 mm Diaphragm setting /type - 6-blade Angle of view diagonal - 64 degrees Filter type - Series 6 + 14160 Optional Accessories - Hood: 12564, Front cap: 14163 Dimensions length x diameter - 40 x 63 mm / 1.57 x 2.48 in Weight - 310 g /14.46 oz Inscriptions - ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/35 LEITZ WETZLAR 1XXXXXX LEITZ ELMARIT-R 1:2.8/35 2XXXXXX Designer - Rudolf Ruehl - 1964 From the collection of Don Dondero. Check out the major part of Dondero's collection, available at auction, at: www.fhwac.com City: State: Circa:

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Rare World War II Original Winchester Manufactured T3 Carbine with M2 Infrared Sniper Scope with Power Pack and Battery

Lot 3480: Rare World War II Original Winchester Manufactured T3 Carbine with M2 Infrared Sniper Scope with Power Pack and Battery

by Rock Island Auction Company

April 26, 2015, 9:00 AM CST

Rock Island, IL, USA

Estimated Price: $16,000 - $25,000

Description: Rare World War II Original Winchester Manufactured T3 Carbine with M2 Infrared Sniper Scope with Power Pack and Battery This is just a fantastic example of an all original WWII T3 Carbine as produced by the Winchester Company. This is the original Infrared T3 Model Carbine that was developed and produced in early/mid 1944 for use specifically with the M2 Infrared Sniper Scope. These were produced on a very limited basis with an estimated quantity of only 1000 produced in their own serial number range with very few surviving today as 99% of these T3 Carbines were demilitarized after WWII. The ones you do usually see are rewelded versions with an occasional original T3 Carbine like this one. These T3 Carbines were specifically designated for use with the original M2 Infrared Sniper Scope mounted on top in an integral receiver base with the large infrared emitter lens mounted on the underside forend of the stock. These early T3 Infrared Carbines were eventually all replaced by the standard M3 Infrared Sniper Scope conversion package that used a separate mounting bar fitted to the top of the receiver, whereas the "T3" model had to be used with this specific infrared scope only as there were no provisions for any rear sight. This integral scope mount forced a relocation of the model number to right rear side of the receiver. This carbine is marked on the barrel with a single "W" over a "P" firing proof. The right side of the receiver is marked: "U.S. CARBINE/CAL. 30 T3" with the heel of the receiver marked "WINCHESTER/02378". Currently this carbine is fitted with an unmarked type one Winchester pattern barrel band with the wide sling slot with the following parts all marked with the Winchester "W" stamp: parkerized flat bolt trigger guard, wide type 3 operating slide, "W" marked sear and hammer, a type IV magazine catch with the "M" marked face, a blued "II" marked push button safety. It has a late four rivet handguard with the "W" mark on the underside edge and a single "W" stamp in the sling slot of the rifle stock with a single cross-cannon cartouche on the right side. This carbine has a T3 stock with the large squared off, front bulbous forend which is fitted with a M2 infrared emitter lens and pistol grip. The T3 stock is fitted with the switch plate and screws mounted on the left side of the stock, and it has been modified for the M2 selector switch. The infrared scope system is an original WWII version that is complete with the heavy power cable, power supply and battery, along with the front infrared emitter and pistol grips. The scope and infrared system are untested and the scope body is missing the nomenclature plate. This really scarce T3 carbine is complete with two original US GI manuals (TM5-9342 and TM5-9341), original field wrench and written appraisal from Larry Ruth. Manufacturer: Winchester Model: T3 BBL: 18 inch round Stock: walnut Gauge: 30 M1 Carbine Finish: parkerized Grips: Serial Number: 02378 Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun Condition: Excellent with 95% original parkerized finish on the metal parts with slight finish loss on the receiver rail, edges and high spots overall. The stock and handguard are both in very fine condition with a nice dark matching color and minimal handling marks, with the stock having been sanded slightly on the top of the comb area. The power pack, battery, cables, and power cables all look to be in excellent condition with their nice original black finish, however as noted this unit has not been tested. A very nice example of a super rare Winchester T3 Carbine with the M2 Infrared Sniper Scope set up.

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