Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Cameras in old attics
From: S Dimitrov <>
Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2001 18:18:07 -0800
References: <> <001101c075f0$f6cffac0$3c85f8cc@BILL>

My first camera, bought at the PX at Mannheim, Ger.. I kept looking at the M5
at the PX at Frankfurt, and at $600.00+, I could only dream. That Canon is a
wonderful basic instrument. Wish her lots of luck.

Slobodan Dimitrov

Bill Lawlor wrote:

> for "This old camera!"
> There are a lot of uncleaned attics out there!! :o)
> Dan
> ............................
> Just today a student of mine walked in to show me a near-mint black Canon
> Ftb QL with 50/1.4 she found in her grandmother's basement in the original
> box. I gave her a 625 mercury battery and sent her out to see the world. She
> will probably never own another camera so basic and perfect unless she gets
> a M3 some day.
> I have an identical Ftb QL (except it is about an 8+), so, I may be a bit
> biased.
> Bill Lawlor

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