We have been noticing that the antique items are generating more sales than the contemporary ones. This has been lately proved by a rare 84-year-old small camera ‘The Leica No. 107’ that fetched $551,151 in a recent Photographica auction. If you spend two-minutes on the value of this pricey item then you will realize than it is almost 100 times of any ordinary camera digital camera. The portable black camera is now identified as the world’s most expensive small camera and also the second most expensive camera ever sold at an auction. Connoisseurs reckon that it is the ‘first ever Leica to be exported’, with the remark ‘Germany’ imprinted on the top-plate of the camera.
An anonymous European collector has labeled this unique camera dating back to 1923-24 to his name. Leica falls in the seventh of a series designed in Germany to examine the marketplace for handy cameras to be exported to New York. Well, here is a pill to update your knowledge about the world’s most expensive camera sold at an auction. And that was the Daguerrotype early camera, produced by the Susse brothers in 1839 and managed to invite the highest bid for $951,598.