$3.3 million Leica up for grabs at the Leitz Photographica Auction

Leica Leitz Photographica Auction
(Image credit: Leica)

If you have ever wanted to own a piece of Leica history, and and an extremely rare collector's item? Then you need to get your bidding card ready for the Leitz Photographica Auction. The renowned auction house is now celebrating its 20th anniversary and it is also holding the world's largest auction of historic cameras for the 40th time this year.

Among the unique collectibles and extraordinary examples of camera history up for auction, on 11 June at the Leitz Park in Wetzlar, Germany, an exceptional highlight that stands out is the Leica 0-Series No.105 produced in 1923.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.