The Leica Ic is a version of the Leica IIIc, stripped of the viewfinder, rangefinder and slow speeds, made by Leitz for special needs, such as scientific photography, wide-angle photography or tele photography with a reflex housing. It has two accessory shoes, allowing to mount a viewfinder and an auxiliary rangefinder (in vertical position) at the same time. It was made from 1949 to 1952. Serial number range 455,001 to 563,100.
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a Leica Ic with screw mount
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