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Gold Plated Leica M6 King Of Thailand Camera

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Gold Plated Leica M6 King Of Thailand Camera

King Of Thailand Golden Jubilee 24-Carat Gold Plated Lecia M6 Camera

Photography is hobby that engrosses many Thai’s. From the point-and-click user to the learned professional, the Thai’s love photographs, and so does His Majesty The King.

Leica M6 King Of Thailand Camera

King Bhumiphol, affectionately called Nai Luang or Chao Yu Hua by the Thais, or reffered to as RAMA 9 by foreigners, is an avid photographer and is often pictured carrying a Nikkon SLR.

In 1996, to mark the 50th year anniversary of the reign of is Majesty King Bhumiphol Adulyadej, Leica released a Limited Edition Thai Jubilee M6.

Limited Edition Leica King Bhumibol Camera

Based upon the Leica M6, a rangefinder camera manufactured from 1984 to 1998, the M6 ‘King of Thailand’ model features a 24-gold carat plated finish with printed Royal Seal and comes with a matching 50/2 Summicron lens.

Limited Edition King Of Thailand Leica M6 With Box

There was only 700 unit of this beautiful camera made. They were originally sold by the the Chulalongkorn University Development Foundation for $10,000 each, the funds were used to environmental projects in Thailand.

These unit can still be found on the Internet, but you can expect prices to vary considerably depending on the condition.

Limited Edition Gold Plated Leica M6 King Of Thailand

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