The Leica Mini was the first compact autofocus viewfinder camera from Leica. Equipped with an Elmar 3.5/35mm lens, it was possible to take pictures from infinity to the minimum focusing distance of 65cm.
The camera was produced from 1991 to 1993 and there were no technical changes during the complete production period.
On the occasion of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Leica equiped the entire German Olympic Team, consisting of 500 members, with a Leica Mini compact camera. The camera had the logo "Olympia 1992" on the top cap as used on the Leica R-E "Olympia 1992" edition and the also available Trinovid 8×20 BC binoculars.
However, the Leica Mini was also available as a free-for-sale edition "Olympia 1992". Order number 18015 was assigned to the so called "Olympia set", consisting of the Leica Mini compact camera and the matching case made of black nappa leather. It is not recorded how many of these sets Leica produced.
We offer a Leica Mini "Olympia 1992" with camera box. The set is in mint condition.
Total production: at least 500 units
Rarity forecast: R5