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[between 1951 and 1956] (Manufacturing)
- Leica Camera
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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera : 13.5 x 9.1 x 6 cm
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Item is a small, hand-held metal camera with black vulcanite cover on body. Summitar lens (f=5cm), strap and lens cap included.
Very good. Scratch in metal across top near viewfinder. Lens cap is a bit scuffed.
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Donated to Ryerson University Library Special Collections by Avril Rumney, wife of Irving G. Rumney, in August 2007.
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Kodak Canada Corporate Archives and Heritage Collection
Digital images are provided by Ryerson University Archives & Special Collections for the purposes of research and private study. The user assumes all responsibility for possible copyright infringement arising from the unauthorized copying or use of the images.
Item is from the Irvine G. Rumney memorial donation, accession number 2007.005. Moved to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2013.
Donated to Ryerson University Library and Archives in memory of Irvine G. Rumney.
The Summitar lens usually appeared on the Leica IIIc model, released 1941. The IIf had a Summicron lens. See The Leica Collector's Guide 1925-1960, compiled by D.R. Grossmark.
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- Ernst Leitz (Firm) (Subject)
- Rumney, Irvine George, 1925-2006 (Subject)
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