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At 02:08 PM 11/24/97 -0500, you wrote: >At 08:38 AM 11/24/97 PST, David wrote: >> If they were using Leicas, it might have been the M4-P. I understand >> Leica made 200 of the M4-P and R4 Everest models to celebrate the >> climb. > > >You are off by three decades. The Hillary climb was in '53. The "Everest" >Leicas were made for the '84 Canadian expedition, the Leica then being the Marc, '84? It can't be. I talked to one of the guys from the expedition and saw the pictures while I was living in Canada, and I left in '83. But you're right. It was a Canadian expedition. ========== Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch He doesn't have much of a reputation, or so I've heard.