Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] black M2 on ebay
From: "Steve LeHuray" <>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2001 20:34:11 -0500

> I think the release collar is always chrome. What is odd is the strap
> eyes painted black. I think they were always chrome. The lens release
> button, always chrome (as on the ebay example) Other odds and ends,
> chrome.
> Dennis
The strap eyes on my original black paint M2 (correct number) are brass and
probably painted black originally.


> matt wrote:
>> Have you noticed that the shutter release collar is chrome. I always thought
>> the early  black painted cameras had black paint shutter release collars.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "allan burned" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 12:31 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Leica] black M2 on ebay
>> > Hello Horac,
>> >
>> > Its seems to me that the back door comes from an old M3! I've never seen
>> > such a back door on a M2!

Replies: Reply from "Giorgio Ferrari" <> (Re: [Leica] black M2 on ebay)