Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica ad in LIFE
From: "Mark Kronquist" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 13:57:28 -0700

Find a 1932 brochure for the Model II and you will even find it referred to
as "autofocus"   :  )  they referred to the coupling of the RF and lens

- -----Original Message-----
From: sam alexander <salex@IDT.NET>
Date: Monday, October 12, 1998 1:44 PM
Subject: [Leica] Leica ad in LIFE

>Looking through the April 18, 1938 issue of LIFE magazine (10 cents),
>I spotted a LEICA advertisement on page 4. The camera pictured was
>captioned: "Model G with a Leitz Xenon f1.5 Speed Lens and Rapid Winder".
>But what grabbed me was a line in the copy that said: "Focusing
>is automatic."
>sam alexander, NYC