100 jewels of Leica history in one auction: On occasion of the Leitz-Park opening and the anniversary of Leica, WestLicht organizes a special auction on this Friday in Wetzlar.
100 rare treasures from all eras of technical development of the house Leitz: As part of the opening ceremony of new Leica headquarter in Wetzlar WestLicht presents a unique auction in collaboration with the german manufacturer.
Leica cameras with round serial numbers seems to be paying off - At 24th Westlicht Auction a Leica M3 Chrom with the serial number 1.000.000 was sold for 840.000 Euro.
Leica Madness at Westlicht: At this weekend a gold plated Leica III was sold for stunning 528,000 Euro, followed closely by aLeica M3 prototype (432,000 EUR) and a Leica Reporter 250 prototype (240,000EUR). The Leica IIIa of photojournalist-legend Alfred Eisenstaedt still achieved a price of 114,000EUR.
The 20th WestLicht camera auction was held on the 12th of November featuring 650 lots including cameras and photo works of Berenice Abbott, Richard Avedon, Henri-Cartier Bresson, Robert Capa, Robert Doisneau, Elliott Erwitt, Wilhelm von Gloeden, Philippe Halsman, Horst P. Horst, Germaine Krull, Mary Ellen Mark, Helmut Newton, August Sander, Jan Saudek , Bert Stern, […]
The 20th WestLicht Photographica camera auction will take place on this Saturday, November 12th, 2011. Here are the Leica highlights: I Mod.A Elmar ‘Kalbsleder’ (1930) Opening Bid: 15,000 EUR Estimate: 28,000-32,000 EUR Rare and absolutely original Leica Model A, with calfskin body-cover (LEANEKALB) with brown chequered pattern. Only 180 examples of the calfskin Leicas were […]