Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/24

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Subject: RE: [Leica] M6 Black Paint
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 10:18:31 -0700

Personally I don't see why someone would want the black paint on a working
camera, it would wear down far more quickly than the black chrome anodizing.

- -----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Steve LeHuray
Sent:	Wednesday, January 24, 2001 7:41 AM
Subject:	Re: [Leica] M6 Black Paint

> <<Hello,
>   Does anyone follow up how many different kinds of the M6 black paint
> they have made?  I thought that the Millenium and LHSA are the two of the
> black paint models but evidently there are a lot more.
> Best Wishes,
> David>>
> Hi David,
> There are at least the following that I can think of:
> M6 TTL Millenium .72 black paint (2000 made)
> M6 TTL Year of the Dragon 2000 .85 black paint (500)
> M6 TTL ICS Camera .85 black paint (200)
> M6 TTL LHSA .72 black paint (650)
> M6 TTL LHSA .85 black paint (550)
> M6 TTL .72 Bridge Camera black paint (200)
> Very possibly there are others in the works. However, of all of these, the
> LHSA ones are still the best "value" if you want to go black paint. ;->
> cheers,
> Rich
What I would like to see Leica do on the M6 black paint cameras is to make
black paint an option other than as anniversary model.


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