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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Yasuhara T-981
From: Martin Howard <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 16:34:16 -0500

S Dimitrov jotted down the following:

> I'm sure it [the Yasuhara T-981] will become a collectible in spite of its
> shortcomings.

Sort of like the Japanese art of useless industrial design?  The purposeful
innovation of non-functional objects?

Anyone know what that's called.  I've just spent an hour plugging every
conceivable term into search engines and have just drawn blansk...


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