Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica prices
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 16:29:22 EDT

In a message dated 5/23/00 2:02:30 PM, writes:

>In 1968, the recommended price for the M4 was US$216 (DM855) which shows a
1999 price of $1048.  The Summilux  1:1.4 for the M4 and M2 was $154 (DM616)
which would show a 1999 price of  $747>>

Let's see, the M2 was 71 percent of the cost of an M4. Now if Leica could 
produce a camera that was 71 percent of the price of a Classic M6 they might 
sell a few . . . 

Bob (where's today's M2?) McEowen