Leica celebrates China’s 60th anniversary with 24-carat gold-plated camera

January 28, 2010


To mark the 60th anniversary of China, Leica is introducing a limited edition 24-carat gold-plated camera. Total of only 60 units produced, each are hallmarked with a year between 1949 and 2009, encased in red calfskin, bears an inscription of Mao Zedong’s favorite slogan, and also includes the Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 Gold lens. Priced at $30000, the Gold Camera comes with a wooden box to store the equipment and is sold exclusively in mainland China.

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