Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Millenium 888 (long-ish beer story)
From: "Ross McLeish" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 23:26:08 +1000
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The number eight is auspicious in Chinese culture as it means 'prosperity'.
The number 3 means 'long life' perhaps someone with more
understanding of Chinese numerology on the LUG can advise whether 888 has a
particular meaning, perhaps of extraordinary prosperity, or does the
tripling have a connection to prosperity and long life?
(In Sydney, and definitely not the owner of the 888 Millennium M6)

> And exactly what is so special about 888?  It can't be that much rarer
> than, say, 777, or dare I say it, 666?

In reply to: Message from Carl Cook <> ([Leica] Re 50mm Summicrom)
Message from Dan Cardish <> (Re: [Leica] Millenium 888 (long-ish beer story))