Help to value Leica m2 kit

Discussion in 'Antiques and Collecting' started by grw46, May 1, 2014.

  1. grw46

    grw46 Member

    Feb 3, 2014
    South East Q
    Medium Format
    A friend who is now in poor health has asked me to sell some of his kit.
    There is a m2 -1004998 body that he's had for about 20yrs. He had it serviced about 10 years ago but hasn't used it much since.
    There are some light scratches to the paint work a couple of small chips in the leatherette. shutter looks and sounds good at all speeds, the rangefinder mirror is yellowed with some crazing but still useable. film door and seals look really good.

    Attached is a summarit f=5 1:5 lens. Externally in very good condition internally one spot of fungus and hazing on an internal element. everything else works smoothly.
    Has body cap (original) 2 Actina filters in original container ,(yellow,orange, and a spare red glass only) original front cap, metal hood and a Leica guide book.

    Prob for me is price guide (eBay is all over the place) Where and how to sell As a package or separate body and lens. I am familiar with Ebay and have a good rep But these are out of my league so any help would be appreciated Cheers Garry
  2. Xmas

    Xmas Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    35mm RF
    Have the lens serviced first.

    The M2 is dependent on the chrome

    as new 700 GBP
    scratched, bright marks and dinged 300

    The lens would sell quick bodies really slow unless as new.