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LEICA Nr.655293 / ERNST LEITZ / WETZLAR / GERMANY

KATHLEEN KRUPA , Dec 30, 2006; 03:20 p.m.

I have a Leica Nr. 655293 with markings Ernst Leitz / Wetzlar / Germany and a red dial on the right side. Can anyone provide me information about this camera.

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John Corb , Dec 30, 2006; 03:30 p.m.

this page suggests it is a model IIIf

http://www.cameraquest.com/ltmnum.htm

there are variations of the model, these pages will give you more info to narrow things down... (link) http://www.cosmonet.org/camera/leic3f_e.htm http://www.pacificrimcamera.com/pp/leica/sm/iiif.htm

instruction book... http://yandr.50megs.com/leica/3f/3f.htm

Manfred Feuser , Dec 31, 2006; 01:05 a.m.

Hi Kathleen , the red dial under the speed setting is a flash compensation setting for electronic flash. Your IIIf is the first leica to have flash syncro. There was a separate user manual just for this .I do have the IIIF manual but not the syncro one.

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