Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/10/25

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Subject: [Leica] Leather straps
From: "Michael Darnton" <>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 03:49:46 GMT

I got my new faux-old-Leica leather straps this week and am delighted--if I 
remember correctly, $19 is about what I paid for the original in around 
1972, but these are better made, with better leather (the old stuff was thin 
and soft, but quickly started wearing out), some detailing missing on the 
original, such as slight thinning where the strap makes tight turns near the 
rivets, and much better hardware. Given that I've been looking for new old 
stock, dealers' junk boxes, etc., for a year for something like this and not 
found it until now, I don't see how leather strap fans can avoid getting 

Someone asked today what the address was to get them. It's

- --Michael Darnton
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