Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 0-series question
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 15:14:23 EDT

Dans un courrier daté du 24/10/01 21:09:29 Paris, Madrid (heure d'été), a écrit :

> Sonny - What I don't get about this is the idea of paying, what, $2500,
>  for a modern factory knock-off of a hideously obsolete, ultimately
>  unreliable, not yet realized idea for a 35 mm camera. Okay, if one is a
>  real collector, and finds an original O, I can certainly understanding
>  paying a lot of money for it for a collection - it does, after all,
>  represent an important moment in the development of modern photography.
>  But a copy? To USE?
>  Hell, why not just lay on a bed of nails and take digital photos of
>  yourself doing it? :-)
>  B. D.

The O is certainly a nice toy to play with . But , as I always said , 
Leica would have made much more profit if they built a exact IIIF
replica .
A new IIIF ?  I buy one for sure ! 

Jo Goodtimes , France 
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