New York, NY, September 16, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Highlights from the Keir collection include a Leica MD Gray Hammertone with matching Visoflex, Leica Rim Set Compur, Leica 72, several Leica 250 Reporters, War time stereo Elmar lens with special VIDOM, War-time engraved VIDOM, Leica I Model A with Elmax as well as several black paint cameras and lenses.
Other highlights in the auction include the one of a kind Leica ‘9/11 Memorial’ M7 Titanium camera made for John Botte. On September 11th, 2001 Botte, a NYPD detective and photographer was asked by Bernard Keric, the New York City Police Commissioner, to document the events of the day and the ensuing aftermath. In 2005, Botte commissioned Leica to produce this one of a kind camera as a personal reminder of what happened that day.
NASA items in the auction include several cameras and lenses that have flown on Space Shuttle Missions as well as gloves and other items.
The sale can be viewed online at www.iGavelAuctions.com or at Everard and Company’s gallery in Savannah, GA by appointment. Bidding will continue through October 3rd.
For more information, contact info@everardandcompany. com or visit www.everardandcompany.com.
iGavel is a leader in online art auctions. Our sellers are a select group of international dealers, non-profit organizations, and regional auction houses, who follow a code of professional conduct in their presentation and sale of works of art on the iGavel site.
Lark E. Mason - President of iGavel - was formerly a Senior Vice President with Sotheby’s Chinese Works of Art Department, and a Director of Online Auctions for Sothebys.com. He frequently appears on national and international media as a guest appraiser.