RetrOptix vintage cameras, lenses and accessories. Leica M3 Black re Paint Film camera 35mm body Serviced. The camera has not been used since and is waiting for a new owner.
All in superb working condition and under guarantee from Cameraworks. This camera body has been re painted to replicate the look of a vintage Leica M3 black paint camera. Leica M3 1070934 Camera dismantled.Baffle cleaned and repainted matt black. Main drum, spring take-up rollers and guides cleaned and lubricated. Slow-speed escapement ultrasonically cleaned and bearings lubricated. Cams and blind release catches, cleaned and lubricated. Shutter curtains checked for light leaks/curling. Slit width and tensions reset. Transport mechanism cleaned and lube. Advance block clean and lube. Brake cleaned and new friction disc fitted. Flash sync contacts cleaned and reset. ST mechanism clean and lube. Rangefinder optics cleaned including Brightline mask. Parallax checked and correct Frameline operation checked. Camera reassembled, cleaned and checked. Camera repainted (factory pattern) semi-gloss black Cerakote (H-109).
These costs are your responsibility, and their exact amounts are uncertain. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we aim to provide a hassle-free return process. All our classic, vintage photographic and scientific items are USED unless specified otherwise.Cameras, lenses, and accessories haven't been film tested unless stated. We describe items as accurately as possible. Lenses and camera shutters are visually and audibly inspected. Optical items like rangefinders are visually checked. Dust inside lenses, even new ones, won't affect images. If you plan to use them professionally, service or cleaning is advised.
Expect reasonable functionality and optics without noticeable issues, unless specified. We don't provide maintenance or restoration, just cleaning and basic testing.