Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/05/19

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Subject: Re: how old is it...?
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 20:50:27 -0400

Your camera is one of 40,000 IIIc's produced immediately after the War, in
a batch made from 1946 to mid 1947 -- at its youngest, your gem is exactly
50 years old!  Another couple of decades, and it will be hitting its stride!

If you post the lens numbers, we can date those as well.


Marc James Small
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