Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Buying Film thru the Mail
From: "David Burdoin" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2001 06:51:51 -0600
References: <> <00fc01c17b8a$68677b00$4d8517d1@t1l1v0> <>

Dear Marc,

Thanks for your input.  I'm going to give it a try.


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From: Marc Attinasi <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2001 6:08 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Buying Film thru the Mail

> I'm still using mailers, and I just purchased a brick of film from B&H
> week - first roll is fine anyway (processed locally).
> I spoke to the local postmaster, and he said that they will only be
> normal envelopes that go through the high-speed sorters, that film mailers
> boxes will not be irradiated - no guarantees though!  Anyway, B&H ships
> and they are not irradiating - yet.
> I have only a dozen or so mailers left, then I will be using local service
> only. It is not worth the risk to me, accidental irradiation is not out of
> question I think. As for purchasing film, make sure the supplier will
> that the film arrives unaffected, spot check a roll now and then, and I
bet you
> will be OK.
> My 2 cents,
> - marc

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