Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leicas on TV (was Leica & Beer
From: "Julian Thomas" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 14:36:07 +0100
References: <>

There was an ad in Spain which contained a very up-market apartment - the
impression was of wealth and quality - with an M6 centre stage on a table.

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Walkden" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2000 2:58 PM
Subject: [Leica] Leicas on TV (was Leica & Beer

> Hi,
> there's a TV ad currently running in the UK for Audi cars in which they
> feature a telephone box they designed, and which is in the Design Museum
> London. There are a couple of scenes in the ad where we see a young woman
> photographing the phone box. Of course she is using a Leica. Looks like a
> III of some sort, with a w/a finder on top.
> So to sell their cars they boast of their skill in designing modern
> telephone boxes, and they make a link to another great German design to
> stress their continuity, back to Bauhaus presumably. Enough semiotics in
> ad to drive even a French philosopher (more) insane :o)
> Cheers,
> Bob
> >From: Gary Elshaw <>
> [..]
> >
> >Nice to see some Leicas on the telly though, eh?
> >
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