Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/19

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Subject: RE: [Leica] R8 serial number
From: henry <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 11:22:26 -0500

Tom wrote:
>Is it possible to ask Leica Solms or Leica USA for this information? Do you
>think they would respond?
>I'm the one that posted a possible problem with my R8 concerning lockup and
>you suggested that it has the early electronic fault that some of these
>cameras had. My serial number is 2427171. Yet I only purchased this camera
>in March of this year. I also read that you had seen Leica shipping new
>cameras with earlier serial numbers to possibly confuse this issue. Is it
>possible that my camera say on a dealers shelf for 4-5 years? I hope not.

Why not simply call or email Leica and ask them?
If your camera is giving you trouble let them fix it.
It should be in warranty if you just got it in March.