Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/12/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Wives and Leicas
From: "Dr. Joseph Yao" <>
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 1999 19:02:56 +0800

Jeff Moore wrote:
> 1999-12-06-14:32:47 Ted Grant:
> > Neat idea! Love it.:)  Binoculars, eh?
> That is a fine idea -- those Leica binoculars do the sort of stuff
> with trueness and saturation of colors we Leica freaks have come to
> expect.
> May I suggest -- unless she needs that little extra bit of dim-light
> moxie the larger glasses can provide -- that the medium-sized 8x32BA
> glasses are a standout in the line.  Every bit as good as -- perhaps a
> bit better corner-to-corner than -- the *x42 glasses, but much handier
> to tote around and comfier in the hand than the bigger glasses.  And
> they focus usefully closer than the 8x42BAs.  Birders love 'em.
>  -Jeff M.

What a coincidence, as I write I am wrapping a pair of Leica 8 x 32 BA
for my wife for Christmas.  Great glass, well built, and a lot easier to
handle than the more expensive 8 x 42 BA.  Leica sent me a few pairs too