Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/14

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Subject: Re: Re[2]: Alf's Leicas don't have winder problems
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 01:06:11 -0500

At 07:10 AM 10/15/97 +0200, you wrote:
>a Leica is a VF/RF camera. A SLR from the "Leica Camera Group" is as
>different from a Leica as a microscope, no matter of the adopted name. 

Based on what? The M6 is from the Leica Camera Group. What is the
distinction? None!

The fact that the M6 is a rangefinder camera has nothing to do with it.
Canon and Nikon and others had/have rangefinder cameras. A Mamiya 6/7 is
not a "Leica," even though it was inspired by the M6.

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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