LHSA Spring 2021 Sweepstakes

Apr 15, 2021  By Richard Rejino

LHSA is proud to announce its Spring Sweepstakes! From May 7 until June 21 you may purchase a chance to win three incredible prizes! The drawing for the winner will take place on June 22, 2021.
Tickets are 10 entries for a $25 donation or 50 entries for a $100 donation.

Sweepstakes Closed

The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, countries in the EU, U.K., and Canada who are 18 (except 19 in Alabama and Nebraska and 21 in Mississippi) years of age as of the date of entry or of legal age of majority or older in their country of residence. Canadian winners will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question as a condition of receiving a prize. Sweepstakes is void in Cuba, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Myanmar, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, the Province of Quebec, and any other place where offering the sweepstakes or the awarding of a prize is prohibited. Entries from such locations will be rejected. All international, federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.

Participants are responsible for reviewing any and all restrictions on sweepstakes entry and/or eligibility to receive a sweepstakes prize in their country of residence. Some countries may allow you to enter a sweepstakes but not allow you to receive a prize.

Grand Prize: LHSA 50th Anniversary Commemorative APO Summicron-M 50 f/2 ASPH lens.

Approximate Retail Value: $9595. LHSA – International Leica Society celebrated its 50th anniversary with a new LHSA Special Edition lens. With the help of member, Bill Rosauer, LHSA worked with Leica AG to bring a totally unique lens to Leica users. The LHSA Special Edition lens, of which only 500 were made, recalls the elegant design of the original 50mm Rigid Summicron lens introduced with the original Leica M, and the M3. Combining the design cues of the original classic M lens with the top performance of the state-of-the-art APO Summicron-M 50 f/2 ASPH, it offers the Leica enthusiast the best of both worlds. With this LHSA special edition lens, you have the look and feel of the classic Leica Summicron, plus cutting-edge performance. Indeed,  Leica engineers have set new standards in imaging with this optical masterpiece. There will also be an inlaid LHSA designation. The separate lens hood is also machined of solid brass as is the special lens cap. The special edition serial numbers are shown on the aperture ring, while the LHSA logo is inscribed (without inlay) on the bayonet ring, just above the ‘Made in Germany’ lettering.

Second Prize: Harry and Sally Oberwerth Camera Bag

Approximate Retail Value $500. Oberwerth HARRY & SALLY – The colorful, casual shoulder bag for HIM and HER. Fashionable, chic, and extremely light. Handcrafted from tumbled full-grain cowhide leather made in Germany, the HARRY & SALLY shoulder bag stands out with its velvety-soft strap and sporty, yet, elegant look. Thanks to the soft, adjustable interior padding of this HARRY & SALLY model, the inside can be divided and customized to suit your needs. Whether traveling on the road, at the office or just out and about – HARRY & SALLY really sets the tone. And matches any outfit.

Third Prize: Rock N’ Roll Camera Strap

Approximate retail value, $100. Rock n Roll leather camera straps are inspired by guitar straps many Rock n Rollers used in the 60s and 70s. These Rock n Roll Cigar Brown straps, are made from natural tan, pull up ( waxed) leather. Completely handmade and very comfortable to use because the link structure works as a weight absorber. Perfect for all cameras accepting split rings. Leica M,  Leica Q,  Sony, Nikon, Fuji, Olympus, Panasonic and other mirrorless and DSLR cameras.

Richard Rejino
Richard is the Executive Director of LHSA - The International Leica Society and a part-time professional photographer. He is also a classically trained pianist, writer and published author. His book, "What Music Means to Me" is available from Hal Leonard Corporation.

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