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Leica camera fetches 2.16m euros at auction

From the BBC website we learn that a Leica camera fetches 2.16m euros at auction

“A prototype Leica camera has sold for 2.16m euros (£1.74m), setting a new world record for a camera.

It was one of just 25 models created in 1923 as a prototype for the groundbreaking Leica A, which was the first commercially successful compact camera to use 35mm film.”….MORE