Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/04/05

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Proposal: M6 Classic
From: Nick Hunter <>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 1998 00:36:13 -0400 (EDT)

Bert Keuken wrote:

>I want to propose a new name for the trusty Leica M6 that's been around
>since 1984. With more types M6 to come (very likely) and with the arrival
>of the new M6 0.85 there is a need to distinguish between the types of M6.
>I propose we call the old one "M6 Classic". Why Classic? As mentioned
>before ,the camera has been around since 1984 and by today's standards
>that's a very long time,

Bert- But what about us M3 owners? The HM(.85) is a return to the near life
size image of our beloved machines. M3 finder w/ M6 meter? now that's a
classic! :)

Nick Hunter