Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1995/11/25

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Subject: Re: Let's hear it from the old-timers
From: (Tom R. Rice)
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 1995 09:22:48 -0800 (PST)

> Alex, perhaps this will give you some info on your screw-mount Leica. 
> I just went to the cabinet and picked up my Model E (Standard), #296703.  I
> have owned it for nearly 30 years. It has no rangefinder and has the 3.5
> Elmar.   What I know about them is this:  they were made between 1933-1940
> and carried the serial numbers between 100,000 and 360,000. Mine with the
> 296703 number was estimated the last time I checked with Leitz at 1936-1937. 

	I still use my Model D (II) which was purchased (not by me)
	in 1933, the year I was born.  It bears the s/n 81308, is
	black, with f3.5 Elmar.  	

"Start off every day with a smile and get it over with."  --W.C.Fields
Tom R. Rice     
CIS: 71160,1122