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Thanks John. Does anyone know at what point the M4-P adopted the zinc top plate? Was that about the same time as the changeover to the M6 type finder? - -- Shel Belinkoff mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org John Collier wrote: > > The M4-P and the M6 are identical except for the meter and meter > accoutrements. The M3 weighs 565 gm, the M4-P (zinc composite top plate, the > earlier brass top plate cameras would be heavier) weighs 545 gm and the M6 > weighs 560 gm. The early M6 has a rangefinder patch that flares if your eye > is not centred properly. While the early M4-P was much better in this > regard, I cannot say if the later ones were (they may have adopted the M6 > finder).