Here is a photo of the camera I am looking at.
Helping to save analog photography one exposure at a time
The guy says it is a Leica IID
After looking over photos of a real Leica IID for a while, I think this camera is real.
Looks good to me, too!
Usually they're referred to as a "II" or a "D", as opposed to the IIIf or IIIg. There was only one edition of the II so it has no model letter designators, IIRC.
Hey, I have that one on my eBay watch list too - I don't need it and I can't afford it, but it looks like a nice deal and a good kit to me. I say nab it if the price doesn't get ridiculous.
The Analogue Laboratory, or 'so you built a darkroom in an old factory in the industrial zone'.
Worry less. Photograph more.
Can I please point to an article on my website, a guide with pictures on how to distinguish between the real Leicas and the fakes?
Fotograaf in Assen - Leica: true or fake? A comprehensive ...
Johan Niels Kuiper, www.johanniels.com
If you want II for taking of pictures, buy IIf RD. The made of IIf is impossible to fake from FSU. The difference is huge.Telling you as ex owner and user of both.
my Film Flickr. aslo, using enlarger, in the darkroom.