New AKG Underwater Housing for Leicas lf, llf, ond lllf lets you take pictures down to 300 feet (deeper if you pressurize it).
LEICA UNDERWATER HOUSING MAKES THE WORLD YOUR OYSTER-AND VICE VERSA
NEXT time you see a mermaid you can prove it with your Leica!
For sorne time Leitz has been searching for an underwater housing for the Leica, equal to it in quality and performance. They found it in the AKG housing developed by the renowned underwater explorer, photographer, and writer (“Under The Red Sea”, “Manta”) Hans Haas and made by AKUSTISCHE UND KINOGERATE, GmbH, Vienna.
Makes Your lf, Ilf, or 11/f A Submarine Camera
The AKG Leica housing accepts either the If, Ilf, or Illf with Summitar or Summicron 50mm. lenses. Made of practically indestructible castings, it is engineered for precise performance over a lifetime. Control knobs for focusing, aperture setting, film advance and shutter wind, and shutter speed setting do all necessary camera operations through waterproof connections to the camera inside the housing. A lever operates the shutter release, and an easy-to-use frame finder outlines the picture and provides parallax compensation. Various models of the housing are available íor specific lens-and-camera (black or red scale) combinations.
(Extract from Leica Photography Vol 7 num 2 1954)