Leica MIKAS Scope Scientific Microscope Camera By E.Leitz Wetzlar


Good condition, fully operational and functional photomicrographic item produced by Leitz, Wetzlar, Germany.

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Extremely rare and hardly known this is a camera and a special device from Leitz Wetzlar (from 1932) MIKAS (part of the MIFILMCA).
First known as “Micro-Isbo” MIKAS

Used as a MIFILMCA, camera with Leica housing, without a shutter, and without a viewfinder is attached.

Micro attachment with shutter and focusing for connecting camera to a microscope.

With optical reducing system 1/3x, release and eye-piece screw-mount.

Photo micrographic produced from 1932 by Leitz Wetzlar.

This photomicrographic camera has no marking (I haven’t seen one like this before) is a collector’s item with historic value some of the first microscopic scale prints and photos were shot with this kind of camera.
Includes the high quality Alfred Gauthier GmbH shutter mechanism (T, B, 1/125, 1/50, 1/25, 1/10, 1/5, 1/2, 1 second) produced in Calmbach, Germany.

Lenses and all optics, including the micrography grid, are in good condition, free of scratches and looks clear. Standardised lens mount for mounting on microscopes.

Original and compatible shutter release cables.

Adjustable focus eyepiece.

39mm screw fit compatible with any Leica camera.