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Its been almost four years since Leica first announced the L1 and L2 (GMT) watches, which aim to translate the meticulous design and stunning quality of its cameras to the category of fine timepieces. And though the wait felt endless, and perhaps like it was never coming at all, I'm proud to report that both models are now available at Leica’s Los Angeles store starting today, Feb. 8, with additional points of sale rolling out throughout the year.

Both the L1 and L2 feature a tastefully sized 41mm stainless steel case paired with a sleek dial design in matte black, a domed sapphire crystal that nods to camera lenses in appearance, and a patented push crown that pays homage to Leica's signature shutter release.

Power comes from a custom manually-wound movement built in collaboration with Lehmann Präzision GmbH, which is on display through the transparent sapphire crystal caseback. The entirety of the movement and nearly every component of the watch was produced in Germany’s Black Forest region, assuring a cohesive "Made in Germany" product line across every category.

As for pricing, the tradition of Leica products costing a small fortune isn't going anywhere. You're looking at $10,000 USD for the standard model and $14,000 USD for the GMT.