Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/01/25

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Subject: Re: Film ID, 50mm, Variable (zoom) for M's
From: "Charles E. Albertson" <>
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 1997 08:47:37 -0800

At 02:12 AM 1/25/97 -0800, you wrote:
> wrote:
>> My 1955 Leica M3 has a dial on back which can be set to disclose film
type and ASA speed. Also, the leather case has a window thru which the dial
is visible.
>This was a very handy feature but when Leitz went to the M4-2 they made
>it so you could write in the speed in the back dial (instead of a
>dial).  My question is -- What type of pen do you use?  I can't find
>anything that won't rub off easily.
	I think the idea was to use a pencil.

Chuck Albertson
Seattle, Wash.