Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/09/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: IIIf's from Minox!!!?!!!!?!!
From: Paul Chefurka <>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 18:31:45 -0400
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On Thu, 07 Sep 2000 14:51:20 -0700, Jim Brick <>

>At 02:10 PM 9/7/00 -0700, Mark Rabiner wrote:
>>Paul Chefurka wrote:
>>> When I was ordering the new 28, my dealer told me he's going to be getting
>>> in some new ur-Leicas as well as some new IIIf's from Minox.  Back to the
>>> Future!
>>> Paul
>A Japanese company is making a miniature Leica IIIf that takes Minox film.
>It is even inscribed E. Leitz G.M.B.H., Wetzlar. It is basically a toy.
>They also make a miniature Nikon F that takes Minox film. Also a toy. KSP
>has already had and sold one of the Nikon - Minox toys.
>The color brochure says SHARAN. I don't know if that is the manufacturer,
>the distributor, or what. And I really don't care as they are truly toys.

Hmm.  That's not what my dealer said after he got of the phone with
Lisle-Kelco.  He's under the impression that they are IIIf clones make
by Minox.  If you're right, he'll be some surprised when he unpacks
the boxes!


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