Which rangefinder would Miles be carrying?

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    It looks a bit like a Contax but the little lever which looks like a self timer is on the wrong side. However, if the image was reversed, the rangefinder window is too large.


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    M3 w meter on top
     
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    Jeesh. Look at what side of his shirt the buttons are on. It's not reversed. Leica M3. He could afford it, too.
     
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    He could probably afford two!


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    Thank you Leicafinados.

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    Back then many more could afford Leicas than today.
     
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    Miles Davis used to drive a Ferrari among many other comparable cars, so I don't think he'd carry anything less than a Leica.
     
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    It's definitely a M3 with a 50mm Summicron and a Leica meter on. A beautiful set up. Someone had spotted Queen Elisabeth with a similar combo many many moons ago. Wonder what she's using now (probably an iPhone...)
     
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    Gosh.
    What does Miles Davis have in common with our Queen? A pub quiz question very few might get!
     
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    The Evidence!

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