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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Mephistos; The ending
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 12:45:23 -0800
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"B. D. Colen" wrote:
> Brougham wrote:
> >
> > Tina Manley <images@InfoAve.Net>
> >
> > > The ones advertised in the states are well over $200, but I got mine
> > > in France for less than half that.
> >
> > Are they worth well over $200 to you?  That is, if you were buying a
> > new pair today at that price, would you?
> Wait, put it another way....Those of us on this list are paying about
> $1800 for a little metal box with a rangefinder in it and we question
> $220 shoes? Or, even more to the point, some of us pay $400-600 for
> 60-year-old LTM bodies and we question the price of a pair of
> comfortable shoes? Pardon me while I try to refocus my screen...:-)
> B. D.

I'd pay $1800 for shoes if they could be resoled.
What could be more important than shoes?
I heard if your feet are warm and your head is warm you could be naked and still
be just fine...
with you Leica around you neck that is...

mark rabiner

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