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Leica "O" 35mm Viewfinder Camera w 50mm f/3.5 Lens Oskar Barnack Special Edition Set

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Leica "O" 35mm Viewfinder Camera w 50mm f/3.5 Lens  Oskar Barnack Special Edition Set

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The Leica special edition Oskar Barnack Edition Set is an exclusive jubilee set to mark the 125th birthday of Oskar Barnack (1879-1936), the designer of the first 35mm Leica camera. In homage to the inventor of the 35mm system, the set comprises the true-to-detail new edition of a historic camera type, the LEICA 0 series 'Prototype 2', which Oskar Barnack developed as a second camera after the 'Ur Leica' and tested in practice.

The jubilee set also contains a DVD of previously unpublished film made by Oskar Barnack with his self-designed 35 mm cine camera in Wetzlar and the surrounding area. This makes the OSKAR BARNACK EDITION, a limited edition of only 1000, an ideal collectors' item for photo enthusiasts, besides providing those interested in the early days of film history with fascinating insights into the origins of the documentary film.

Superb replica of original Leica "O-Series" camera
Type 35mm fixed lens viewfinder camera
Lens Mount Non-interchangeable, this camera is equipped with a collapsible Leitz Anastigmat 50mm f/3.5 (f/3.5, 4.5, 6.3, 9, 12) coated lens (4 elements/3 groups), with distance markings (Inf., 10, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.5, 1.25 and 1m)
Focus Modes Manual only
Exposure Modes Manual only
Exposure Metering None
Metering Range None
ISO Range None
Shutter Speed "B", 1/20, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200 and 1/500sec. Note: Shutter speeds are indicated by "slot-width" dimension as on the original camera. Speeds are set BEFORE winding and winding is done ONLY with the lens cap mounted
PC Terminal No - this camera has no flash sync capability
Flash Mounting No - There is a shoe on the top of this camera, true to the original, which accepted accessories (NOT a flash). No shoe mount accessories are available new
Film Transport Manual with knob
Viewfinder Folding lens type with cross-hair and additional folding sight for centering
Viewfinder Info None
Diopter Correction No - but not necessary
Self Timer No
Remote Control No
Multiple Exposure No
Power Source None required
Dimensions 133 x 65 x 39mm (5.3 x 2.6 x 1.56") with lens collapsed WxHxD
Weight 430g (15.2 oz)
Leica "O" 35mm Viewfinder Camera w 50mm f/3.5 Lens Oskar Barnack Special Edition Set
  • O-Series 'Prototype 2' Rangefinder Camera
  • Ever-Ready Case
  • Book About Historical Role of Oskar Barnack
  • DVD Collection of Oskar Barnack Movies
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