PHOTO - A prototype Leica sold karen millen sale for 2.16 million euros in Vienna
In 1923,karen millen saletwo years before the start of series production Leica A, the German brand manufactured 25 prototype of this camera light and handy,karen millen outletwhich would quickly become the reference for photographers of the time.
The prototype was the last attempt by Oskar Barnack, an engineer employed by a firm specializing in lenses and microscopes, and amateur photographer.http://www.karenmillendressesmartuk.comBarnack had created this series test to convince his bosses to market a compact, mass-produced, and using a 35 mm film - the format used by the Hollywood film industry.karen millen dressesThese devices, called "Leica 0", were tested internally and subjected to professional photographers.
The reception was mixed. But the manufacturer made a bet karen millen sale and put on the market a first series of 1000 devices. In 1932, Leica had sold 90,000. Prototypes of these original, collectors know twelve devices still in circulation, which must be added those Barnack had tested between 1908 and 1923, karen millen outlet before submitting a model led to his employer.
One of these "Leica 0", still in working condition, was sold by the gallery Saturday Westlicht Vienna, for 300,000 euros. An anonymous buyer won on the record price of 2.16 million. In a previous sale, in May 2011, another prototype of 1923 was sold for 1.32 million euros.
The company, based in Solms, Germany, karen millen dresses remains one of the main manufacturers of cameras.
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