The Police’s Andy Summers Teams Up With Leica and Fender for Limited-Edition Camera And Guitar

The Police’s Andy Summers Teams Up With Leica and Fender for Limited-Edition Camera And Guitar

Shoot professional-quality pics like a rock star with The Police guitarist’s high-end camera OR pick up his new special edition Fender Stratocaster.

Like Leica did with rocker and photographer Lenny Kravitz, the German cameramaker has joined forces with The Police guitarist Andy Summers to launch a limited-edition camera set to go along with his new custom Fender Strat.

Billed with imagery that’s as stunning as the collection itself, the custom Leica M Monochrom “Signature” camera features a collage of artsy snaps from the legendary musician’s eclectic photo repertoire—one depicts adventurers hiking up China’s Yellow Mountain and another was captured during one of Summers’ concerts—as well as a red line engraving of his autograph, silver operational hardware and a glossy paint finish.

 

Also included with purchase is a Leica Summicron-M f/2 35mm ASPH lens adorned with a vintage round hood, a Fender-inspired strap and a black Oberwerth leather bag.

The design echoes that of Summers’ new signature Fender Custom Shop Strat, which boasts similar aesthetic elements.

Guitar.com has further details on the instrument:

The guitar was created by Fender Custom Shop Master Builder Dennis Galuszka, and in addition to the unique collage body wrap of the two-piece alder body, the Monochrome Stratocaster features a NOS urethane finish one-piece riftsawn maple neck with ’63 C neck profile, a classic 7.25-inch fingerboard radius and 21 medium-vintage frets.

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