If you thought Leica had reached the proverbial special-edition inflation threshold with the $32,000 M9 Titanium, feast your eyes on the latest debt-generating and/or bank-account-breaking offering from the German camera and optics manufacturer – the Leica M9-P “Edition Hermès.”
Limited Edition All White Leica M9-P Coming to the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ for $31,695 – Only 50 Produced
If you have deep pockets and enjoy the feeling of having the most limited of limited-edition camera gear, the newly announced all white Leica M9-P might just be on the top of your to own list. With just a reported 50 units produced, the $31,695 white M9-P variant trumps the already not-so-minute $7,995 price tag of the original version of the camera, giving a whole new meaning to price inflation as it relates to exclusivity.
Adorama is one of the first major online retailers to list display availability of the very sleek-looking, all black, Fuji X100, listing the Limited Edition Premium Set for $1,699.95.
The kit includes many of the X100 essentials that were previously sold separately with the original X100, Including the all black lens hood, filter adapter, and genuine black leather case, a sign that Fuji didn’t skimp of the limits of their “Limited Edition.”
Quick News – That wonderfully blurry image you see above is the once rumored but now confirmed limited edition Fuji X100. The all black beauty will remain identical to the original with just a new fresh coat of paint, packed with an equally limited black Fuji case and strap. No details were given on price, but it was mentioned that only 10,000 will be made.
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Leica first graced us with a titanium version of their legendary M9 rangefinder earlier in the year to the envious eyes of those who couldn’t bear the thought of that $30,000+ price-tag. For our friends with shallower pockets, Leica has blessed their cheapest, relativity speaking, point-and-shoot camera, the D-Lux 5 with all the luxurious treatments found in its older sibling.
Quick News – Fujifilm revealed via their Facebook page, the official special edition to the highly acclaimed FinePix X100 for Hong Kong markets only.
Just 200 models will be made of this rather unique looking X100 variant and will carry a price-tag of 14010 HKD, up from the regular price of 11360 HKD. Read More…