Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Oh, Canada!
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 17:09:15 -0500
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At 08:49 AM 3/21/2001 -0600, SonC (Sonny Carter) wrote:
>It may be one of those myths we hear, but I think I read once that when E.
>Leitz set up the Canadian operation, they sent their best and brightest to
>do it.

They DID send the sterling light of their optical design department to
Midland, primarily, of course, for the design of NATO gear.  The stable of
fine Leitz lenses produced there was truly a boon for us.

Marc  FAX:  +540/343-7315
Cha robh bas fir gun ghras fir!

In reply to: Message from Stephen Patriquen <> ([Leica] Oh, Canada!)