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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Inflated Price for M6J
From: Jeff Moore <>
Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 14:52:25 -0300

At 21 May 1998 14:01:39 EDT, AJSymi <> wrote:

> I agree.  But you can't blame the collectors, if Leica made enough of them,
> the price would be comensurate with other M6 models.

Of course.  It's not the collectors I blame in this case.

I'm perfectly happy to ignore special editions with random extra engravings, 

> The M6J, though, was truely different...

Indeed.  Design elements from a high point in the history of industrial 
design, handy tactile feedback when your finger's about to wander in front of 
a window, and modern meter innards.

 -Jeff Moore <>