Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/23

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Subject: RE: [Leica]Cutting films in the old SM Leica/Brian
From: Jeremy Kime <>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 1998 13:51:06 +0100

Thanks for this, I came across Benatti's stall at photokina and noticed he
offerred a lot of Leica related accessories and adapters etc. Some of them
listed were hard to comprehend as I don't read/speakadalingo Italian.
I know there was another copy of the film cropping tool made by a French
firm who made the first(?) daylight bulk loader for Leica cassettes, Sommor.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Fantoni, Ernesto [SMTP:Fantoni@PHIBRED.COM]
> Dear Brian,
> I know for sure an italian Leica repairman, Benatti, produces a tool that
> is
> exactly a replica of the old Leitz tool used to cut the right portion of
> the
> film to load the SM Leica, after the introduction of the new short tail
> films.I think it's an error proof tool.I don't have any SM, but if you
> want
> I can easily get more infos about.Let me know.
> Ernesto