Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/07/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M7, anyone?
From: Jeffcoat Photography <>
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 1999 13:07:11 -0400

Eric: Would you please post the image that you are talking about so we can put
this to rest. I've talked with the folks in New Jersey and they say it sounds
interesting but they don't know (or they're not talking) any thing about this.
Cheers Wilber

Eric Chong wrote:

> hi LUGgers!
> I've heard from my leicaphiles in S'pore that the M7 is about to be out.
> Apparently it's on a Chinese Photographic Press... and it carried pics on
> it. The top of M7 is supposedly 3mm higher than the M6 Classic .. ( 1mm
> higher than M6 TTL.. sucks!). And it features a top speed of 1/2000! The
> dial is like the classic M6. It is wrapped in Emu leather.. much like the M6
> Titanium.
> Okie... these are rumours... been published ... can anyone please stand up
> and substantial the real situation? Any concrete idea of a new successor to
> M6???
> happy shooting
> ericssan