General description:

Serial number 658256, Production year 1953.

red dial, body F, shutter sticking open at ? sec and slower, haze to rangefinder, slight corrosion, heavy wear to chrome


General Condition:

The body is in good condition, considering its age.

There are some pitted mark on the chrome parts, slight corrosion.

The leather covering is in very good condition.

There is sign of fungi or haze in the rangefinder viewfinders. 

The rangefinder's alignments may need adjustment.

The knuckle around the shutter button has a damage (see pictures 9-10), this is only cosmetic, the shutter button is still fully operational.

Frame counter is ok.

Rewind works as it should.

The curtain looks in good condition without sign of mould.

The slow speeds are not working and stay open.

B and Z settings stay open too.

All other fat speeds work, but accuracy cannot be guaranteed.



Leica IIIf 1953 Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Red Dial body only, with issues