Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/08/25

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Subject: Re: Leica Tracing
From: Peter Burke <>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 1996 16:03:21 -0700
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John Barnier wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm new to this list, so please excuse any unintented blunders in my
> initial procedures.
> I have a friend who owns a very old, very exquisite Leica 3F (I didn't
> see the designation, that's the model he says It is).
> It's complete with five lenses, viewing attchments, lens hoods, filters,
> etc, etc, etc.  It's in pristine shape, with serial number 536620.  Any
> idea how old it is?  He's not interested in selling it as such, just
> curious about its origins.
> Does the serial number give an indication the date of manufacture? If so,
> how can he research that?  Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> John Barnier
> John Barnier
> 12560 Morris Trail North
> Marine on St. Croix,
> Minnesota 55047 USA
> jb@dgi.netI believe it to be a 111f built in 1950/51.

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