Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M4 and M4-2
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 20:53:06 -0500

At 01:43 PM 8/21/98 -0400, you wrote:

>The M5 flopped.  The M4 was brought back into production in 1974 and 1975,
>with 4070 black models made in Germany and 1750 (chrome?) models in Canada.
> The M4-2 came out in 1978 when the M4 stocks were exhausted.

Thanks, Marc, for clarifying it. But wasn't there a period (SL2 and M5) in
the mid-70s where Leica almost closed its doors?
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

There's too much blood in my caffeine system.