Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] chrome R8 and 180 ROM still for sale
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 21:51:39 -0500

At 06:30 PM 5/10/98 -0700, you wrote:
>No one has bitten yet for my MINT+ R8 chrome body
>and my MINT 180 2.8 ROM lens I am selling.  I am
>asking $1800 for the R8 and $1600 for the 180mm.

Unfortunately, you can get a 180 new for $1,495. and an R8 demo for $1,795.
It takes some time for a Leica lens or body to regain it's value to come
back up near replacement value. The unfortunate reality of changing prices.

You might try advertising them in shutterbug.


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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