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Leica goes for record $2.8 million – 16 May 2012

A rare 1923 Leica went for 2.16 million euros ($2.8 million) at an auction in Vienna at the weekend, making it the most expensive camera ever sold, the auctioneer said.

A Leica 0 series camera, number 116, is seen on a shelf in Westlicht gallery in Vienna May 11, 2012. The Leica camera, number 116, was built in 1923 as part of a pilot series of 25 cameras and was sold for the world record price of 2,160,000 Euros ($2,789,796) at the Westlicht camera auction on May 12, 2012.


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