Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/09/12

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Subject: Re: Leica public offering
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 1996 07:23:09 -0700

At 04:01 AM 9/12/96 -0400, you wrote:
>Here in Canada a camera store recently quoted me a price of $4000 for a new
>M6.  If this really is indicative of the actual selling price, then I think
>that typical purchasers probably ARE older with BIG incomes.

As much as I hate to admit it, market research done on a level Leica would
conduct, is probably on-target. Many urban legends (only Doctors and
Lawyers buy Leica) have a tad of the truth in them. 

$4,000 Canadian? Let's see, isn't that something like $3,100 U.S. or at
least in the ballpark? That's quite a bit!

Eric Welch
Grants Pass, OR