Leica M6 Film Camera – Leica Noctilux 1.2/50 ASPH

The Leica logo on the latest, strictly limited version of the Leica M6 is made of solid gold instead of red plastic. The leather cover is replaced by wood, and the case is given a glossy black finish. The package with the Leica Noctilux-M 1.2/50 ASPH. turns out to be very expensive, even by Leica standards.

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The Leitz Photographica Auction, at which Leica collectors’ items are auctioned off at top prices twice a year, has now been held for 20 years in a row. To celebrate this anniversary, Leica is presenting a “Leitz Auction” Limited Edition Leica M6. While it’s technically a reissue of the 2022, and adapting the design.

The matte finish of the standard model has been replaced by a glossy black finish, which provides a strong contrast to the golden “Leica M6” lettering on the front. The round Leica logo, which is usually made of red plastic, is made of solid gold on this variant. The leather cover is replaced by a walnut veneer, which completes the unusual look of this Leica M6 Limited Edition.

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The very high price of the set is explained, among other things, by the included lens, because Leica packs a Noctilux-M 1.2/50 ASPH. into the package, the design of which was adapted to the camera housing with black high-gloss paint and golden lettering. Leica emphasizes that this limited edition is handcrafted in Wetzlar, just like the regular.

Prices and Availability

The Leica M6 is being offered in a “Leitz Auction” set, strictly limited to just 20 units, exclusively at Leica Camera Classics in Vienna for a recommended retail price of 25,980 €/$  including VAT. In addition to the camera, the package also includes a limited version of the Leica Noctilux-M 1.2/50 ASPH., a leather shoulder strap and a certificate of authenticity. For comparison: the regular one costs 5,050 €/$, and the Noctilux is offered for 7,390 €/$.

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Leica M6 – Leica Noctilux 1.2/50 ASPH.

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