Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/04/28

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Youxin's work (was: Re: Re: m3 releather)
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 09:45:36 -0400


I'd love to see your SL Please send jpeg to:


Ken Wilcox

At 6:06 +0800 4/28/0, a fine scholar, Dr. Joseph Yao wrote:

>I had my Leicaflex SL painted in Hammertone grey by Shintaro last year.  If
>anyone is interested in what it looks like please e-mail me privately and I
>will forward a jpeg.
>on 28/4/00 1:42 am, Tom Finnegan at wrote:
>> ********************
>> I've been trying to talk him in to re-finishing Leicaflexes  His LTM's are
>> beauties.
>> Doug Herr
>> Sacramento
>> ********************
>> Shintaro Yaginuma will paint Leicaflex SL and SL2's. I had briefly
>> considered this since my SL shows some small signs of corrosion under the
>> chrome on the back of the camera. I just couldn't justify the expense at
>> this time. The cost is $400 and it takes 4 weeks. Tom A and Hans have had
>> cameras painted by him and I think would recommend him highly. Additional
>> info can be found on Hans' website.
>> Shintaro thought the SL would look especially good in Hammertone.
>> Tom Finnegan
>> Seattle

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