Leica & HODINKEE Partner On A Timeless ‘Ghost Edition’ Camera

The unification of various different areas of industrial design is more prominent than we might think. When speaking on the evolution of visual capture, or the wrist-worn timekeeping devices we adorn on a daily basis, it’s not often that we associate the two — but for HODINKEE’s Ben Clymer, there isn’t a more fitting marriage.

To honor the unlikely pairing, Leica has revealed the M10-P “Ghost Edition,” an exclusive camera body that was contrived to represent Clymer, and HODINKEE’s “decades-long fascination with how timeless objects age and evolve with time.” Early in the HODINKEE founder’s career, he purchased his first timekeeper with a faded “ghost” dial, birthing his love for the style’s versatile cream and grey hue, and to this day, Clymer’s dive watch is a reminder of his path to hard-earned recognition. As such, this one-of-a-kind collaboration seeks to provide a similar nostalgia. The inclusion of a traditional magnesium alloy chassis and rich brass top plate bring a comfortable contrast to the 24-megapixel full-frame camera’s cement-colored leather, while faded accents and a matching grey 35mm Summilux-M lens gift the peripheral a spectral aura. With only 250 sets of the Leica M10-P “Ghost Edition” slated for production, the captivating camera is sure to be a sought-after collector’s piece. Head to HODINKEE’s website to procure one of your own for $14,995.

Purchase: $14,995