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

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Subject: Re: Alf's Leicas don't have winder problems
From: Alfred Breull <>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 08:50:18 +0200

At 22:49 14.10.1997 -0500, Eric wrote:
>At 08:26 PM 10/14/97 +0200, Alf wrote:

>>A Leica is a viewfinder camera, and Leitz (GmbH, Solms, etc.) adopted the
>>name to transfer the Leica's reputation to their SLRs in people's mind.

- --snip

>Leica is a contraction of Leitz Camera. Leica. That happened before the SLR
>line came out in 1964.

Eric, I like that you answer in my way on your recent statements :)