Yul Brynner’s personal Leica cameras sold for over $3 million at an auction

Nov 28, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

In a recent auction held in Vienna, Austria, two Leica MP cameras owned by legendary actor Yul Brynner sold for over €2.76 million (around $3.03 million). Brynner personally used both of them, and they’re considered to be among the rarest and most sought-after Leica cameras in existence.

Rare Leica expected to fetch up to €2 million at next Wetzlar Camera Auction

Aug 22, 2023
John Aldred

The folks at Wetzlar Camera Auction have announced that their next auction will be coming up on October 7th, 2023. The company has also posted…

Leitz Auction edition Leica M6 limited to only 20 units worldwide

Aug 19, 2023
John Aldred

There are some cameras out there that are purely for decoration. They exist for the prestige of ownership, never likely to create even a single…

1959 Leica M3 sells for over $100K – 10x its listing price – in Swedish auction

Jul 28, 2023
John Aldred

A Leica M3 from 1959 has been sold at auction in Sweden. The auction was held by LP Fotos Auktioner in Stockholm, where the camera…

Remarkable collection of iconic American photos is up for an auction

Apr 26, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Sotheby’s New York will soon offer a truly remarkable collection of photos up for auction. Among the sold works, you’ll be able to bid for…

This rare Nikkor-N 1.1/50mm lens to be up for auction in June

Mar 13, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

A very rare Nikkor-N 1.1/50mm lens will soon become available for you to buy. Introduced in 1950s, this is one of only 200 of these…

The only photo of Neil Armstrong on the moon could fetch $30,000 on an auction

Nov 22, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon. It was long believed that his reflection in Buzz…

1970s Nikkor 58mm f/1.0 lens fetches record-breaking €187,500 in an auction

Oct 17, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

We’ve seen our fair share of record-breaking cameras and lenses in terms of prices. And now, Nikon has broken its own record with the highest-ever…

This rare 24x24mm Leica M prototype sold at auction for almost $700,000

Oct 12, 2022
John Aldred

The Wetzlar Camera Auction is always interesting and sometimes amusing to watch. Interesting to see some of the rare items that often seem to pop…

Elon Musk’s ex-girlfriend sells old photos of him for thousands of dollars

Sep 15, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Like all of the rich and famous, Elon Musk had a life long before he became the richest man in the world. And now pieces…