Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/13

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT reference material/equipment questions
From: Sonny Carter <>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 16:41:50 -0600
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Aw, I wasn't trying to be mean . . . It's just too many nice Leicas stay
trapped and don't get out in the available light to play.

Am I jealous that George can buy Leicas by the pound?  You bet!

> > George, we're wondering not about your credentials, but why you
> > didn't buy a
> > nice Rolex instead of taking some decent Leica off the market to
> > sit on your
> > shelf for a while until you get bored with them.
> Even by my standards that was mean!
> There is nothing wrong with owning cameras for the sake of using them
> so often, or just because you believe they are 'nice'.  Who cares what
> someone does with their Leica...point is BUY THEM!  The more people buy,
> longer Leica will stay in business and provide us with newer models...that
> eventually are used...and will be in perfect condition and will cost me
> in the used market.
> Nothing wrong with buying them to take pictures with them either ;-)

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