The Making Of Leica’s Latest Limited Edition, M9-P Hermès
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The Making Of Leica’s Latest Limited Edition, M9-P Hermès

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/>As homage to the former president of the Parisian fashion house Hermès, Jean-Louis Dumas, who died in May 2010, Leica has revealed a limited edition camera.

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/>Called the Leica M9-P ‘Série Limitée Jean-Louis Dumas’, the camera is offered in two different sets—with either one, or three lenses.

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/>The one-lens camera set comes with a silver-anodized Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH, and is available from June 2012 with a worldwide limited edition of 300.

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/>The three-lens set—available from July 2012 with a limited edition of 100 sets—comes with: a Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH, a Leica Noctilux-M 50mm f/0.95 ASPH, and a Leica SPO-Summicron-M 90mm f/2 ASPH; that all comes with silver-anodized finishes.

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/>The sets are available at US$ 29,000 and US$ 59,000 respectively from Leica stores and boutiques.

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/>The camera company also made a video to launch the limited edition series.

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/>In the video, it shows the precision, craftsmanship and effort combined to produce the series.

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/>Watch the video below to see the craftsmen at work:

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/>[via PetaPixel]
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