Remember our article about the most expensive lens? It now can be safely add another position that was taken by representatives of the German company Leica.
Although the roots of the famous manufacturer of photographic equipment with a worldwide reputation in Germany, our hero comes from Canada. Exclusive lens was manufactured in the division Leitz Canada in a single copy.
Information about stёklyshke virtually no literature or on the Internet. We only know that it was released as a prototype for the system Leica R, which did not go into production.
Exclusive lens weighing more than 11 kg was put up for sale for $ 230,000.
Digging in the archives, we found that this lens with the serial number 172-0001 was sold only a half years ago at an auction of rare cameras Stan Tamarkin just something for 70,000 green.
Thus, the current owner wants to cash in on him another $ 160,000. And he can do it. After all, there is something to pay a lot of money.
You can look at the lens and you. Suddenly, a couple of years, its price will rise to more than a million dollars? In loss, you just will not stay!
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