Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/03/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] PMA'd out and the M7
From: John Collier <>
Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2002 08:18:01 -0700

All the regular production M6 cameras has a zinc top plate.

John Collier

> From: Henry Ting <>
> About the brass top-plate. I think the classic M6 have
> the brass bottom plate, but it sure did not produce a
> glowing patina after my years of use. It was just as
> ugly as the zinc top in black. I think the black
> chrome is very different from black paint, after the
> aging process.

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