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Subject: [Leica] Items FS 3 APR 2009 CD's, Books, PLOOT, &c
From: marcsmall at (Marc James Small)
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2009 13:02:43 -0400

Shipping charges extra
10-day MBG from receipt
All prices subject to neogiation -- pray, make an offer!

Leica Items:

Condenser lens for 35 to 50mm projection lenses
on the Prado Universal slide projector, Leitz 37216.  NIB.      $75.00

Reflex Housing, post 1940, with the detachable 5X
and 30X magnifier.  Technically, this unit is a
POOXT and consists of a PROON reflex housing and
a POOIM magnifier.  Now, that gets the formalities out of the way!

The unit I have available is s/n 4303.  I
compared it to my other two PLOOT housings, s/n
2695 and 5660. 4303 is in what I would describe
as E- condition.  Here are the noted defects:

-- the rubber eyecup is dried and has a crack
--  the paint is worn
--  the mirror is degraded and needs
resurfaced.  This is a first-surface mirror.  The glass is in good shape.
--  the button to raise the mirror is jammed.  I
have NOT tried to force it up nor have I used oil
on it.  The housing for the mutton seems to be canted inwards.
--  the rubber ring at the top of the focusing
unit is cracked and is missing a bit of rubber.

The unit is complete and entire, though it does
not include the release cable, and, other than
the mirror, optically fine.  It does need  good cleaning

$US 60.00

is now out of print.  I have the last small horde
of this work.  .  The book remains available for
reprint but this seems unlikely.  This work was
written in the early 1990's and is no longer the
final word, as we have had a lot of research,
especially on Soviet/Post-Soviet lenses.  But it
is still the only work of its kind and is the
single source for the state of our knowledge as
of the date of its publication.  (SOMEDAY, I'll
do a Second Edition, but only if some of you guys
stop discovering new matters I ought to include!)

These books are new stock.  They will be
autographed and will include an interim Errata et Corrigenda sheet.

The price is $US35 for those in the US and Canada
and $US 40 to those in the rest of the universe,
and, yes, I've already sold several copies to
those three-legged guys on Mars.  <he grins>

I also have a couple of copies of the Japanese
translation.  These are rare and quite difficult
to find.  $125.00 to those in the US.

I am the American agent for Erwin Puts' estimable
CD-Rom of Leica documents.  The original
production run is long sold out, but I can supply
burned copies in a jewel case for $US 15, with
postage of $5.00 to the US, $10.00 to Canada, and
at actual cost elsewhere in the Americas.

This CD-ROM includes 170 Leitz documents,
covering the Leica models from 1925 to 1965, both threadmount and for the
M1,2, & 3, with accessories.  The documents are
in Adobe Acrobat format, and can be printed out
as needed.  The documents come from the Leica
archives and are reproduced by permission.  (The
Adobe Acrobat Reader is available at no charge on the 'Net.)

This is an invaluable tool for those interested in Leica history.
Pricelists, instruction books, and marketing information are included.  The
swathe of history included is immense;  the technical information is

4.5/12cm E Leitz Micro Summar, clean glass, worn body,
          with unknown adapter, 
E                                         190.00

Zeiss and Zeiss-Ikon Items:
4.5/4.5cm Carl Zeiss Jena Mikrotar 227936, does not
properly                                                            90.00

Darkroom Items
Schneider 4/50 Componon enlarging lens 9074658,
E                                 50.00
Schneider 5.6/80 Componon enlarging lens
11840738, M39 adapter, E                     50.00

1995/96 Softbound McKeown's
Guide                                                 25.00, ppd in the US


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