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Leica M3 All Over t shirt by Yukio Miyamoto

£ 49.00

Leica M3 All Over by Yukio Miyamoto

The M3 was the best selling of the Leica M models. It marked the introduction of bayonet mounted lenses to Leica. Introduced in 1954 it was expensive to the point of needing an import permission from the British Government if you wanted to buy one in the 50’s and early 60’s. Beautifully made the M series probably marked the zenith of the development of 35mm rangefinder cameras. Yukio sent us about 30 views of the 3D electronic model he built from images of the M3 he owns. We reproduce his files at 720 dpi in full CMYK colour.

Our t-shirts are unique for being wholly made with CoolMax freshFX. CoolMax is a patented fibre designed to wick perspiration and accelerate moisture evaporation, keeping wearers cooler and drier. This wicking feature of the fabric is made possible by micro channels engineered into the profile of and surface of the fibre. These channels are cleverly dimensioned to exploit the surface tension and capillary action of water. Being physical properties of the fibre, these channels endure and do not significantly diminish with wear or washing.

Antimicrobial (freshFX) treatment stops the propagation of odour producing bacteria. This is achieved by embedding silver salt crystals into the structure of the fibre. FreshFX treatment like the wicking is permanent and does not leach out with everyday use. These characteristics ensure the shirts remain cool, dry and odour free regardless of what you might do in them. Performance of the fabric is guaranteed through a certified and monitored manufacturing process.