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Subject: Re: [Leica] Herr Grant is von Deutchland wieder da. Trip report!
From: "Dan Post" <>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 22:34:28 -0700
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I am surprised that Leica did not give it the new Leica designation:
which take the OOOPS lens shade ( since the built-in one no doubt fell off!)
Dan (Clutching desperately at his camera bag....) Post
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Guy Bennett" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2000 6:43 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Herr Grant is von Deutchland wieder da. Trip report!

> >Howdy Jim and others,
> >Yep I'm back, pooped and dragging after a hectic two and half weeks of
> >traveling the Netherlands, France, Belgium and Germany on an almost
> >never ending picture taking romp.
> >
> >...
> >
> >The only "ugly event" was the unfortunate destruction, yep I mean this
> >is a real crash and burn now paper weight 80-200 lens event!  How bad
> >was it? The service tech at Leica in Solms said,  "we don't even want it
> >for salvaged parts!"
> >
> >...
> >
> Am I glad to be home? Yes as always, but ever the itchy foot to wander
> >returns within a couple of weeks and we'll be gone again.
> >
> >Anyone want to buy an 80-200 paper weight? :-)  Maybe I should put it on
> >
> >ted
> ted,
> you mean: 'anyone want to buy a MINT-  80-200 leica paper-weight lens!!!
> RARE!!! L@@K!!! WOW!!!'
> welcome back from what sounds like a great trip. you were missed here on
> the lug, where we had to talk about n**** f5s til the cows came home
> WITHOUT you! (poor guy!)
> guy

In reply to: Message from Walter Bell <> ([Leica] Noctilux viewfinder blocking)
Message from Jim Brick <> ([Leica] Herr Grant is von Deutchland wieder da.)
Message from Guy Bennett <> (Re: [Leica] Herr Grant is von Deutchland wieder da. Trip report!)