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Leica M5 3 Lug Black 35mm Rangefinder Camera Body

***Lens not included
Leica Cameras
KEH Model# 229601

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Leica M5 3 Lug Black 35mm Rangefinder Camera Body Description


Leica M5 Rangefinder camera, introduced in 1971, is renowned as the advanced camera that represented the pinnacle of a matured technology. The M5 was the first Leica M series with TTL metering. If offers the largest and most convenient shutter speed dial in the M series that is adjustable without removing the camera from your eye. Additional features include 3 lugs, bright viewfinder, quiet and vibration free, mechanical self timer and an array of high performance interchangeable lenses. Its retractable, folding rewind crank is conveniently located on the base plate for faster use.


KEH Specifications

  • Model: M5 3 Lug
  • Body Type: rangefinder   
  • Material: metal, black
  • Viewfinder Frames: Optical with 35, 50, 90, 135mm frames
  • Preview: Yes
  • Compatible Lenses: Leica M, Leica Screw Mount with optional adapter 
  • Shutter Speeds: 30 sec. - 1/2 to 1/1000th sec. in Bulb 
  • Flash Sync: 1/50th sec.
  • Flash Connection Type: x/m standard 
  • Film Advance: manual 
  • Motor Capable: No
  • Meter: Internal CDS spot meter. ISO from 5 to 3200.
  • Dimension:  6.1 x 3.3 x 1.4 in.
  • Weight: 24.69 oz 
  • Years Produced: 1971-1975
  • Battery: PX 625 battery 
  • Country of Origin: Germany  


General information

Brand Name Leica
Product information

Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Leica M