Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/12/09

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leitz IIIf RD and Leica Manual Question
From: "Mark Davison" <>
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 22:54:22 -0800
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Mark Davison

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From: "Greg J. Lorenzo" <>
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Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 9:13 PM
Subject: [Leica] Leitz IIIf RD and Leica Manual Question

> I've purchased my first screw mount camera, a old Leitz IIIf with 
> Summitar lens. Its on it's way in the mail so I thought I'd better bone 
> up on using it correctly, especially since I've never used a LTM camera 
> before. I found a website that with photos explains how to trim the film 
> leader and load the camera. What I'm looking for next is how to operate 
> the shutter, reset the frame counter, rewind the film and interface with 
> the viewfinder and rangefinder.
> I do have Edition 15 of the Leica Manual which has a small (1/2 page) 
> description but no accompanying photos. Can someone recommend which 
> Leica Manual edition covers the IIIf best or an alternative readily 
> available information source book or web site?
> Regards,
> Greg
> PS: Never mix liquor and camera FS adds.
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