Leica M (Type 240) Price Increase

Hot on the heels of lens price increases in June, Leica Camera has announced that effective September 1, 2014 there will be a price increase on the Leica M (Typ 240) camera in both black and silver chrome. Currently, both cameras are priced at $6,950 USD. Starting September 1, 2014 both will be priced at $7,250 USD - a $300 price increase! To purchase a Leica M (Typ 240) at the current price of $6,950 USD, your order must be placed before September 1, 2014. The new Leica M-P camera just announced, in contrast - costs $7,950 USD.