In a celebration of more than a century of photographic excellence, Leica Camera AG and Leitz Photographica Auction have unveiled an exclusive masterpiece, the Leica M6 Set “Leitz Auction”. This limited-edition set pays homage to the auction’s 20th anniversary, offering discerning collectors and photographers an opportunity to own a truly remarkable piece of history.
Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the Leica M6 Set “Leitz Auction” features a Leica M6 camera and the renowned Noctilux-M 50 f/1.2 ASPH. lens, both presented in a striking glossy black paint finish. A true fusion of art and technology, this set exudes elegance, featuring engravings in gold and red, and a Leitz logo meticulously handcrafted from solid gold by a skilled goldsmith in Wetzlar, Germany.
Adding to the allure, the set is adorned with an exclusive real wood armouring made of walnut veneer, seamlessly blending natural aesthetics with exceptional craftsmanship. This sophisticated design is encapsulated in elegant packaging, showcasing a golden Leitz logo that hints at the treasure within.
Limited to just 20 copies worldwide, the Leica M6 Set “Leitz Auction” is a collector’s dream. Each set includes not only the camera and lens but also a lens cap, body cap, lens hood, and a custom-made strap, all in the same glossy black paint finish. A certificate of authenticity accompanies each set, solidifying its provenance and rarity.
Photography enthusiasts and connoisseurs will have the opportunity to acquire this remarkable set exclusively through Leica Camera Classics in Vienna, starting from August 17th, 2023. The price tag for this limited-edition marvel stands at €25,980.00, VAT included.
Beyond its role as a manufacturer of premium cameras and sports optics, Leica Camera AG is an integral partner in the advancement of photography. The Leica Galleries, Leica Akademies, and prestigious awards such as the Leica Hall of Fame Award and the Leica Oskar Barnack Award reflect the company’s commitment to innovation and photographic excellence.