Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/26

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Tilley Two; The Cult Following
From: "Wilber Jeffcoat" <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 12:38:27 -0500
References: <> <001201c087b8$81a859c0$5bbbe2d1@tekapo>

Well they like them in the USA, more people stop me asking where they can
get one. And as far as me head feeling much better cool, could really give a
rats --- if anyone thinks me looks funny :)

Cheers Wilber
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Fisher" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, January 26, 2001 11:53 AM
Subject: [Leica] Re: Tilley Two; The Cult Following

> > From: Brougham <>
> > Subject: [Leica] Re: Tilley Two; The Cult Following
> > I didn't realize there was a Tilley fetish associated with Leica
> > ownership!  I had been thinking I needed one, and mentioned it as a
> > Christmas gift idea to relatives who asked.  (Didn't get one, though.)
> > I noticed that there are several styles available, aside from color
> > choice.  Any compelling reason to go with one over another aside from
> > individual fashion tastes?
> The thread that will not die has gone beyond embarrassing. Bags, shoes,
> hats... what's next -- toilet paper comfort comparisons for the
> discriminating Leica user?!? As far as fashion is concerned, all I know is
> that I've witnessed bush pilots in northern Alberta and BC scorning anyone
> wearing a Tilley hat. They see them coming from a quarter-mile away and
> sparks flying from the abuse under their breath is enough to ignite a
> rocket. Personally, I always thought they looked good for squirrel
> but that's about it. Buy a Fedora. If you get laughed off a plane in
> northern Canada wearing a Tilley hat, that's all the fashion commentary
> need.

Replies: Reply from "B. D. Colen" <> (Re: [Leica] Re: Tilley Two; The Cult Following)
In reply to: Message from "Dave Fisher" <> ([Leica] Re: Tilley Two; The Cult Following)