RetrOptix vintage cameras, lenses and accessories. No:380798 rare Leica IIIb Leitz Elmar f=5cm 1:3.5 lens. IIIb for German Air Force, top plate engraved'FL No.38079','Luftwaffen-Eigentum' stamped on vulcanite, with Elmar 3.5/5cm no. 513343 with brown ever ready case'Luftwaffeneigentum' - IIIb military cameras are much more rare than IIIc cameras. This one is in very used condition and requires a service. I have left the camera in original condition for the new owner to service. 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.