Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Politically Correct
From: "Bryan Willman" <>
Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 09:41:18 -0700

Red M6s are special made in a process called
"destructive painting".  I do it, for free, albeit very

You send me two brand new M6s.  I put the two
cameras in a special closet with some red paint
and some gaffers tape, some dog fur, and a
book called  "Opti-Morphic Transformation Of Colors"

After being in the closet for about 6 months, 
there will be only 1 camera left, and it will be red.
I send that one to you.

For reasons that are very poorly understood, there
will be brush strokes in the finish.


- -----Original Message-----
From: Peter Goldberg <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, May 21, 1998 8:05 AM
Subject: [Leica] Politically Correct

>I would like to order a Red M6, with Black Paint dot and matching UV
>(Have I got that right ?)
>And if I have enough left in my allowance I would like an ambidextrous
>Rapidwinder (goes either way) for BOTH right & left eyed photographers.
>on behalf of the Leica Resistance Front, Popular or Otherwise