The camera is the only one of the Leica 0-series to have "Germany" engraved on it, and was the first Leica camera to ever be exported, as it was sent over to New York in order to gain a patent. Maybe it will end up in a garage sale for $10 after the "private Asian collector" passes. . [Gizmodo via Leica Rumors]
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The previous record for the most expensive Leica was a MP2 that sold for $402,000 in December of 2010.
Via Leica Rumours