Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica]1:1 was Which M6?
From: "Julian Thomas" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 11:24:31 +0100
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Tom, Is there any reason why a regular M6 couldn't be adapted for a 1:1?

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Which M6?

> Ken. I have talked with Mr Kobyashi of Cosina about the idea for a 1:1
> finder. He is mulling over the technical difficulties and estethics of the
> camera body for that. He was the one who said " Yes, it is possible to do
> for the 50 frame, but I also think that one for the 35 frame would be
> I think the term. 35 1:1 finder "being nice" is a great understatement. I
> one would get a couple of those bodies as soon as they were made
> Can you imagine a high speed 35/1,4 ASPH on a body with a 1:1 finder! I
> not care if there were any other frames available. It would be a dedicated
> body. In the meantime I am having a great deal of fun shooting with my
> Bessa-T and the 28/1,9 and the 21/4. I will post my information on this
> on the 15/3 as there is a "Official Release" date on this stuff.
>  Have to go out and finish an other 5-6 rolls of Fuji ACROS while there
> is light.
> All the best,
> Tom A

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