What is Leica DBP?

What is Leica DBP?

DBP stands for Deutsches Bundespatent (Federal German Patent) of the new German Federal Republic after the war. why my grandfather would have 2 (almost identical cameras. For instance one camera loaded with color film and one with B&W (black and white) film.

Who bought Leica?

The Blackstone Group
Leica Camera AG is 45% owned by The Blackstone Group which licenses the Leica brand name from the Danaher Corporation-owned Leica Microsystems GmbH….Leica Camera.

Type Aktiengesellschaft
Website leica-camera.com

What does Leica stand for?


Acronym Definition
LEICA Leitz Camera
LEICA Laboratory of Experimental Intensive Care and Anesthesiology (University of Amsterdam; Amsterdam, Netherlands)

What is the serial number of the Leica Umbau?

One of the cameras included here, Leica serial number 150, began life as an ultra-rare Leica I (Model A) with 50mm f/3.5 Leitz Anastigmat lens and us now a gorgeous black finished Leica IIIa UMBAU—still a rare and valuable collector’s item but probably worth a lot less after the conversion.

When did Leica split into several smaller companies?

In 1988, the company split into several smaller companies, with Leica Camera GmbH taking over the manufacturing of cameras. Detailed information about Leica (serial numbers, lens types, history etc) is available at CameraQuest and Pacific Rim Cameras web-sites.

Who is the CEO of Leica cameraquest?

The raw data was supplied courtesy of Leica, by Mr. Horst Braun with the approval of Leica’s CEO, Mr. Cohn. I’m sure I’m speaking for all Leica enthusiasts in thanking them for their help and generosity in sharing this information. I sorted and edited the raw data into its present form to enhance readability.

What are special models of Leica M6?

In this list special models that have collector interest, such as black M3’s and special edition M6’s are listed together. Many interesting facts come to light with this list, but many other facts are left unknown. For instance, NASA and 50th Anniversary cameras are not listed, nor the M6 Titanium or the original M6 .85.