Leica put down the camera lens and picked up a watch movement.

Leica is best known for producing high-quality cameras and photography accessories for industry-leading professionals. The brand holds a lengthy heritage of viewing every opportunity through the lens of a camera. Now, Leica is focusing efforts on manufacturing everyday accessories like the common wristwatch. Leica is proud to announce the release of its all-new L1 and L2 watch models, featuring minimalistic designs blended with state-of-the-art movement technology. While both models seem to be indistinguishable to the naked eye, the Leica L2 separates itself from the L1 because of its added GMT function.

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The new Leica L1 and L2 present themselves in a 41mm case design crafted from polished stainless steel, which also includes functional pushers to help accurately set the timepiece. Its simplistic dial layout uses a red, black, and white combination that represents the brand’s flagship colors. Delivering power to the new Leica L1 and L2 is a manual-winding movement that holds an impressive 60-hour power reserve. The Leica L1 is fit with a smooth black leather strap, while the L2 includes a large-scale black leather strap. The all-new Leica L1 and L2 watches are currently available through an authorized retailer starting at $10,000. Check back into duPont REGISTRY Daily for more luxury watch news and releases.

Source: Leica USA