Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/10/05

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Subject: Re: Hmm Great new question - AGE
From: rolandtan <>
Date: Sun, 6 Oct 1996 08:51:35 +0800 (SGT)

Here is my two cents, from Singapore. I enjoy learning from you guys on the
list. I am 42, engineer by profession, use R and M leicas along with the
Blad. Also have an old Nikon F and an old Canon F1.

At 09:31 PM 10/5/96 BST-1, you wrote:
>In-Reply-To: <>
>Brian Levy writes:
>> Just how old are we? It is understandable that possibly the average age 
>> of a
>> Leica user or collector is somewhat older than say the Nikon, etc. user 
>> for
>> it takes a higher income or greater assets to acquire a $2,000.00 lens 
>> than
>> a $200.00 lens.
>40, and I'm only just starting down this road, though I do have a fairly 
>substantial Nikon outfit (F, F2 & F3s, a dozen lenses, a selection of 
>motors & finders).
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