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Subject: Re: [Leica]CRR was Fungus in viewfinder
From: "Julian Thomas" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 19:02:35 +0100
References: <>

I'd like to second that recomendation. CRR have some of my gear at the
moment and despite the backlog are doing their utmost to have my stuff ready
for a trip. I've had a couple of  Peter chats with Peter on the 'phone and
he talks through problems even though he is working flat out at the moment!

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Jem Kime" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, July 19, 2000 6:41 PM
Subject: RE: [Leica] Fungus in viewfinder

> I'd point you towards a chap in Luton, ex-Leitz, he has a website, his
> is Peter Grissaffi and he has quite a backlog at present which won't help
> matters.
> CRR (Camera Repair and Restoration)
> You'll find contact details there, he's very good and very reasonable.
> Jem
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Walkden []
> Sent: 19 July 2000 18:44
> To:
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Fungus in viewfinder
> Hi,
> yes - I will. If anybody else is reading this thread and knows a good
> repair/service shop in London, please chip in.
> Please keep me informed about the 50mm lens. I still have to research that
> part and make my own mind up, although I'm still leaning in the direction
> of
> a Summilux.
> I'll be interested to hear a side-by-side comparison of the LX and the M3.
> No doubt you'll be the best geared-up guy at the exhibition!
> Cheers,
> Bob
> >From: Shel Belinkoff <>
> >
> >I know that fungus can be removed from lenses, so it's hard to imagine
> >that it can't be removed from a viewfinder.  Perhaps it's more
> >expensive and time consuming to R&R the viewfinder.   Let  me know
> >what you find out.
> >
> >My 'cron 50 is on the way.  I'm very excited!  I hope to take the
> >Leica and an LX to Chicago.
> >--
> >Shel Belinkoff
> >
> >
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