Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/02/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica MP -- Yes, it's true!
From: John Collier <>
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2003 18:58:49 -0700

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THE LEICA MP IS FACT, NOT RUMOR.  I just got an email from Sam Shoshan. 
  It is all mechanical, looks like MP-6 except the finishes are balck 
and silver chrome.  Will cost $ 2595 (MAP), which is quite expensive 
for what is essentially your slightly modified and gussied up M6-TTL.  
 From what I can see, this price is for the regular baseplate.  The 
Leicavit-M baseplate is extra ($ 895 MAP) and the MP case can be had 
for [only] $ 249.  Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe 
this is just a very expensive primped up M6-TTL (with Leicavit an extra 
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John Collier

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