Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/12/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] SL BUG
From: "Dan Post" <>
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 1997 12:18:31 -0500

Okay! Sounds like a good deal! How to contact Goldberg? could be fungus
eating away at the prism! I got this SL because it was a black Mot, and I
read in one book that only 1078 were made, and in another book that only
4000 were made; either way, I could at least have ONE rare Leica!
- -----Original Message-----
From: Bud Cook <>
To: <>
Date: Friday, December 19, 1997 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] SL BUG

>Actually, what happened was that the prism was damaged by fungii (fungus).
>Goldberg had some damaged SL prisms resilved and installed one for much
>than a new one would have cost.  When I bought the camera, I noticed that
>the viewfinder was less than perfect but it was only when I sent it back to
>DAG for an overhaul that I found out what was actually wrong.
>I also said that I had a new shutter installed when in fact it was only the
>shutter brake.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Dan Post <>
>To: <>
>Date: Friday, December 19, 1997 12:32 AM
>Subject: Re: [Leica] SL BUG
>>Did the prism on your SL de-silver ?