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How many Leica M4-P were made?

How many Leica M4-P were made?

Leica’s M4-P is a critically acclaimed rangefinder camera built from 1980 to 1986, and carried serial numbers from 1543351 to 1692950.

Does the Leica M4-P have a light meter?

The Leica M4-P does not have a built in light meter, but the Leica M6 that replaced it does. A motor winder, powered by AA batteries, was available, providing shooting up to 3 frames per second. Most M4-Ps were finished in black chrome, while some silver-chrome units were available in a smaller number.

When was the Leica M4 released?

November 1966
The M4, introduced in November 1966, resolved some of the less popular aspects of the M3, including slow, effort-intensive film-loading and rewind systems.

Does Leica M4 have a hot shoe?

Other improvements included a redesigned self-timer and frame-selection levers, and a hot shoe in place of an accessory shoe. Improvements to the M4 included an articulated plastic-tipped film advance lever and a quicker and easier film rewind knob.

How much is a Leica M4?

Leitz: Leica M4 chrome

Average Mint
Body only $700-800 $1800-1900
With lens $1100-1200 $2800-3000
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How do you use a Leica M4?

To load a Leica M4, you simply remove the bottom plate – which automatically resets the shot counter to zero – open the back, pull out a length of film long enough to sit within 3 prongs of the new take up mechanism, insert the film into the bottom of the camera, ensure its located properly, close the back, attach the …

Is the Leica M4 worth it?

The M4 is considered by many to be the finest of the unmetered Ms. Some prefer the M3 or, even, the M2, but the M4 combined the best of its predecessors’ virtues, including superb build quality, and added a feature or two. With its engraved top-plate and M3-like craftsmanship, the M4 upped the rangefinder game.

Is Leica M4 brass?

The cameras that came before this move – the Leica M4 included – were made using hand selected brass components that were matched perfectly to each other part within the camera to make for the highest quality and smoothest possible operation of the camera.