Leica M-P Typ 240 Safari Kit with Summicron 35mm f/2 Lens Announced

Leica Camera has announced a new M-P Typ 240 Safari camera that comes with a silver Summicron 35mm f/2 ASPH lens.

Leica M-P Typ 240 Safari Kit with Summicron 35mm f/2 lens price is $9,990 and currently available for pre-order.

The new Leica M-P Safari kit is a limited edition model and only 1,500 units will be produced. The kit will also include a leather strap and a SD memory card holder. See some images and the description below.

Leica M-P Typ 240 Safari Kit with Summicron 35mm f/2


Leica Camera presents the Leica M-P Set ‘SAFARI’. This set comprises of the Leica M-P (Typ 240) Safari edition, Leica Summicron-M 35mm/f2 ASPH with round metal lens hood, a full grain cowhide carrying strap and matching SD & business card holder.

Leica’s safari/olive edition cameras date back to 1960 with the Leica M1 ‘Olive‘. Made initially for the military, the safari/olive cameras’ unique color stands out. Over the years, a handful of safari/olive editions were produced. Many of these limited edition cameras are highly prized collectibles.

The Leica M-P Set ‘SAFARI’ has an olive lacquered top cover, leatherette and bottom plate. The shutter speed dial, the On/Off switch, the release button, the hot shoe and some other details have a silver finish. The engraving on the top cover is reminiscent of the first safari camera in 1960 and has the classic Leica logo inscribed on one line and the wording ‘WETZLAR GERMANY’ on the second line. The 35mm/f2 ASPH has a silver chrome finish with a matching classic round metal lens hood. This set comes in a new packaging including a presentation box.

The Leica M-P Set ‘SAFARI’ will be available at Leica Stores, Leica Boutiques and Leica Dealers. There are 1500 sets available worldwide. The technical data of the camera and lens are identical to the serial versions.


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