Some used Leica deals at B&H Photo and PopFlash!

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In case any of you are looking for some used deals in Leica land (well, not sure if they are exactly “deals”) I have found quite a few at B&H Photo and PopFlash Photo that some of you may be interested in. I know I am interested in a couple of these but my wallet is empty due to my purchase of the M and MM 🙂 So enjoy the deals below and be sure to check back tomorrow for some new stuff. I will be posting my X20 review on Tuesday and I basically shot it as a mini Monochrom the whole time. I found the X20 makes for an incredibly discreet 100% silent retro looking camera that can do some great gritty B&W out of the camera. Stay tuned for that one. For now, enjoy these used deals! Remember, B&H has a 30 day return policy on new and used gear so if it arrives and is not as stated, you can get a full refund.

B&H Photo Used Leica

USED LEICA X1 IN BLACK – $899 – LIKE NEW IN BOX

The deal of the day for sure. An original X1 in black for $899. Like new in box and all. I slightly prefer the X1 IQ over the X2..so this is a good buy and better than paying $600 for a new Fuji X20 as this will blow it away with IQ at all ISO. The X1 is a great piece of Leica history as it is their 1st German made compact camera that was made available.

USED LEICA NOCTILUX F/1 – $7699.95 

I would not classify this as a “deal” but used Nocti prices have shot up for the f/1 version while they have dropped for the 0.95 version. I have seen older F/1 versions go for $5000 lately so not sure if this latest F/1 version is worth $7699. Still, if you want a Nocti F/1…

USED LEICA 21 1.4 SUMMILUX – $6299

This lens is fantastic if you love your wide angle. Using this at 1.4 injects some magic to your shots as you can actually get some shallow DOF going on. Normally $7k, $6299 is not so bad in this 9+ as new condition with box, case, etc. 

USED LEICA MP BLACK – $4299.95

The Ultimate Leica film camera. While it performs the same as an M6, there is nothing like an MP 🙂

USED LEICA 90 F/2 SUMMICRON APO – $3499.95

The 90 F/2 is a gorgeous lens. if portraits are your thing, this is a thing of beauty.

USED LEICA 135 F/3.4 TELYT LENS – $2799.95

For those who want the longest M lens available, and this one is stellar BTW, here you go.

USED LEICA M8 – BLACK – $2099

B&H says it is in 8+ comdition so if you want to get your feet wet in the Leica digital RF world, here you go! The cool thing is the M8 is the one that comes closest to the Leica Monochrom in B&W output. Not high ISO of course but the B&W from the M8 is fantastic.

USED LEICA 35 1.4 SUMMILUX – OLD VERSION

This is the PRE-ASPH version of the lens..a very classic rendering with some “glow”. I tested this once on an M8 and was very pleased with the rendering but at $1999 it is steep and in a “7” condition.

USED LEICA 50 SUMMICRON IN BOX – $1849.95

One of my all time faves. I remember when this sold new for $1250, now it is $2300 new so this one which is as new in box is $400 less.

USED 35 SUMMICRON PRE ASPH – THE BOKEH KING – $1799.95

THE PRE-ASPH “Bokeh King” has been very popular as it gives a less clinical rendering than the new ASPH version. Many prefer this one and at $1799, it is priced decently. They were going for $2700 a couple of years ago.

USED LEICA 28 ELMARIT 2.8 – $1299

This is the older version but still a great lens. I used to own it and loved it.

 

POPFLASH.COM Used Leica

USED LEICA 135 TELYT 3.5

This one is basically new. Trust me, if you want this lens this is the best deal right here.

USED LEICA 24 ELMARIT 2.8

This is a steal of a deal at $2297. A GREAT lens and one I used to own and loved. I am tempted to grab this one. Larger than the newer Elmar but also faster at 2.8. With hood, etc.

USED LEICA 50 SUMMILUX ASPH – $3597

Again, this one appears unused and is a great buy. I own this lens and the silver version is heavier than the black and feels extra hefty. Very very solid.

LEICA m4P ANNIVERSARY EDITION CHROME – $2197

Great looking camera. If you shoot film, here you go!

LEICA M8 UPGRADED to M8.2 – $2257

If you want an  M8.2 which has the nicer shutter over the M8 then this is the way to go at $2257.

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 Comments

  1. New Leica lens prices are going up..

    The 35mm FLE is now $5150, up from $4995.
    And it is back ordered at most places.

    The way to not lose money on Leica lenses, if you are buying new, is to hold on to them for a few years. Leica always increases its prices, even if the lens is the same, and that is what helps the reseller.

    The way to lose money on new Leica lenses is to sell them soon after buying them.

  2. Steve, Thanks! I have been wanting a 24mm f/2.8, but could not afford $3,000+. I snagged this one from Popflash.

  3. So pleased to hear about the X20 review and that you’ve been shooting it mostly in black and white. If/when I get one it will be in black and white JPG the whole time. I want it as quick ever ready every day camera and dont want to be messing around in post production with high quality RAW’s like my DSLR’s and X1.

    I eagerly await the outcome of your review to see how it holds up!!!

  4. dangit, I’ve been hemming and hawing the last 24 hours about that cron at b&h. now I’m sure it’ll go, with you advertising it!

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