Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/05/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Summilux-M 50mm
From: tripspud <>
Date: Sat, 10 May 2003 16:19:30 -0700
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Hi Seth,

      Well, I remember by '65 the Luckys were $0.23.  I've left the butts
over 12 years ago.


Rich Lahrson
Berkeley, California

Seth Rosner wrote:

> The nut's back with a bit of info that might be of interest: the January 1,
> 1965 Leica (N.Y.) retail price list shows a list price for the 50/1,4
> Summilux of $210., in black $243. A new M3 body was $306., in black $345. A
> new M2 with self-timer, $264. And one was usually offered a fake trade-in
> that amounted to a 10% discount from list.
> Of course, only 3 1/2 years earlier I bought a new Porsche Super 90 coupe at
> the factory for US $3,300. A package of Lucky Strike cigarettes cost $0.18.
> Good weekend, all.
> Seth

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