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Leica M-A (Typ 127) Silver Body

by Leica
$5,595.00
SKU 33616
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Leica M-a (typ 127) Silver

Pure Mechanical Excellence
As a purely mechanical camera, the Leica M-A is a precision instrument that has been so dramatically reduced to the essentials that it opens up entirely new creative horizons for photographers. It may have no monitor, no exposure meter, and no battery, but what it does have is a mechanical quality that makes Leica’s 100 years of experience instantly tangible. Photographers can read the shutter speed and aperture directly from the camera and lens and so concentrate fully on their subject. The acoustic signature of the shutter release of a Leica M-A is a delight that immediately reveals the precision-engineered excellence of its origin.

Form and function in a perfect design
The exterior of the Leica M-A is as timeless as the precision engineering hidden inside. For instance, the Leica red dot has been deliberately omitted to emphasise the classic restraint of its design as an ultimate expression of understatement. Viewed from the side, the M-A is also noticeably slimmer than its digital counterparts.

Glazer's SKU 33616
Manufacturer Leica
MFG SKU L10371
Product Specs
  • Leica M-A (type 127) compact, 35 mm rangefinder system camera with a mechanically controlled shutter
  • Lens Mount: Leica M-Bayonet
  • Lens system: Leica M-Lenses,16–135 mm
  • Exposure control: Manual setting of shutter speed and aperture with values from an external exposure meter or by estimation
  • Shutter speeds: 1 s to 1/1000 s in one-stop increments
  • Material: One-piece full-metal body with rear flap; top deck and baseplate in brass with black or silver chrome finish
  • Dimensions: Approx. 138 × 38 × 77 (length × depth × height, in mm)
  • Weight: Approx. 578 g