Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/07/09

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Subject: Re: Titanium Leica M6
From: "Jacques Bilinski" <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 1997 20:54:44 -0700

> decision, silver or black body? I'm leaning towards the silver, because
> of the classic look to it. 

I chose silver for that reason. Black may be less conspicuous for candid
shots. Black absorbs more heat in the sun. Black radiates more ......
> Looking through the M6 brochure, it seems like the silver lenses weigh
> more than the black counterparts. Does that mean that the silver lenses
> have more brass and are therefore more durable and better constructed?
> Does anyone have an opinion on this lens matter?

I guess it is because they interchanged the use of aluminum and brass and
the silver has more brass.