Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/02/28

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Subject: RE: [Leica] MP and rewind crank.
From: "Kit McChesney | acmefoto" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 10:12:39 -0700


Maybe so many people were screaming "I want the old stuff! Gimmee Leica like
it used to be!" that they literally took it all to heart, thought this was
what everyone wanted, and there you have it. A product that answers the
wishes of the squeakiest wheels!

I have to say that I have spoken with several pros, and nearly every one
has, to a man or woman, been very excited about the debut of this camera. So
it's not all for the collectors, or the New Coke crowd.

Speaking of Coke, I wonder what my bottle of Coke commemorating the National
Championship of the Georgia Bulldogs is worth now? It's only about 23 years
old. Think I should drink it? ;-)


- -----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Don
Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 9:53 AM
Subject: [Leica] MP and rewind crank.

After seeing a photo of the new rewinder accessory, I still wonder
if the MP design team was drinking some of the original coca cola (the stuff
cocaine in it)?
The MP is another collector's camera and not a M6 replacement. Why else the
retro-rewinder style?

At least those that want a new mechanical shutter Leica M still have an


>Was there anything wrong with the angled M4 type rewind?


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