Renowned German camera manufacturer Leica pays tribute to rock’n’roll photographer Jim Marshall with a new special-edition camera, the Leica M 246 Jim Marshall Edition Monochrom. Made of brass components with a very special “Laiton” finish, the new camera features an engraving of Jim Marshall’s signature on the top, and comes paired with a Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 lens, and a brown leather strap. Priced at $12,950 the set will be limited to 50 and and will be sold exclusively in North America through Leica Stores and Boutiques.
The Leica M 246 Jim Marshall Edition set includes:
-Leica M Monochrom (Type 246) in Brass and Laiton Finish
-Summilux-M 50 mm f/1.4 ASPH in Brass and Laiton Finish with round Brass and Laiton Lens Hood
-Artisan Thin Brown Leather Strap
-Jim Marshall Limited Edition Estate print of “Thelonious Monk at Monterey Jazz Festival 1964′
-A copy of ‘Jim Marshall: Jazz Festival’ book with a special dust jacket
Images Courtesy of Leica