I guess it is a matter of how succesful the engraving is on the original top plate. So get it done before it get's patina, or before you want to sell it as mint.Engravings in special colors I had my Leica M 240 engraved in Hermes orange ...I have labels inside my cameras, and on the batteries. Then again, I like not to be noticed when photographing.The personal engraving Most people didn't think it would be possible to apply Leica Camera AG's "a la carte" program to the Leica M, Leica M9 and Leica M Monochrom - which is the program where one can get the Leica MP or M7 tailored to ones personal preferences in a number of diferent leather qualities and colors, with or without engravings, with red, black or chrome Leica dot (or without), technical details such as viewfinder types and different types of chrome, hammerthorne or black paint finish to the metal surface of the camera. Or rather, it doesn't matter, but there is no reason to put a label on. Perhaps destiny was involved, or some higher powers - because the camera came back with just the Leica engraving.The Leica 50mm Summilux-M ASPH f/1.4 LHSA limited edition lens (this is a lens that was made in the 1959-design but with the 2004-design of the glass inside).On black lenses the feet are given in orange or red, on chrome lenses the feet are given in red (or orange).
Berlin-based jewrelry designer Florian Huhoff designed this Leica M3 ring for a friend, who requested one more for a friend ...It has been claimed that the color indicates if it is a brass lens, but that is not the case according to the lens designers I have spoken to.There has never been a system like that for Leica lenses.When you have a Leica M and one or a few lenses, you have all you need.Some times that is not enough, so here are some things to sex up your camera.