Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Non-Leitz Leica-fit stuff
From: "A.H.SCHMIDT" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 08:08:19 +1100
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> >Jem Kime wrote:
> >
> >> in Germany'. 'Why, or how, on earth did a German company come up with a
> >> name that sounds Japanese?' (HAKOSYN)

Being of German origin, Hakosyn does sound perfectly normal to me. In an
instant, I would have realised, that it would probably mean Haco Synchroniser
or something to this effect.

Where Haco would be the company name or some abbreviation of it. Nothing
japanese sounding about it.

Regards, Horst Schmidt

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