• This Camera Store is Selling ‘Copper Plated' Leica Cameras as Art Pieces

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    A camera store in Germany has teamed up with a third party company to create and sell a series of limited edition, non-functional, “copper-plated” Leica rangefinders as collectibles that can class up your mantlepiece.
    The cameras are the brain child of Leica dealer Meister Camera in Germany, and they were first spotted on Facebook by Leica Rumors. The store is selling eight “copper-plated” Leica rangefinders in all, each of them marked as a “single copy” and each coated in copper by an unnamed “specialist company” using a “galvanic process.”
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