Headsup on a rare Leitz 2C

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  1. jimgalli

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    Hey! I have one of those sitting out in the shed. I had better keep an eye on the auction to see what it fetches. Anyone want to make me an offer now?:smile:
     
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    $100? :smile:
     
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    Sold!!!!! :D


    (not really)
     
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    Dang--that shipping would kill me anyway :wink:
     
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    Probably. But I could find out for you ....
     
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    Very nice enlarger. Put some up to date optics on it and you would be ready to go.
     
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    "Reserve not met."
     
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    Photo shows the 100mm f/5.6 Focotar II lens which was the creme de la creme and is still a damn fine lens. These are like hen's teeth to find. Head has the filter drawer which makes printing with VC filters a breeze. Three negative carriers is nice. Having all the masks is very nice, too. It's a great medium format enlarger. The 60mm lens for 35mm is nothing to write home about, but works OK. For that format you're better off with a Focomat Ic or Valoy II with the latest glass. Unfortunately no other lenses fit this enlarger.

    I've had two IIc's; just sold one. Shipping is a bear. I had to have a crate built to ship it safely. FedEx ground was very reasonable.
     
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    What good eyes you have WFW. You can indeed see the II on the 100mm Focatar. Actually the remark about lenses was more of a troll than anything else. Yes the 100mm Focatar II remains to this day a very nice lens.