Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/06/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Handled the MP - Patina
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2003 08:41:38 -0700

on 06/21/03 7:36 AM, Dan C at wrote:

> I am sure that I would continue using it (unlike Jim Marshal,
> who donated the pictured camera to Leica), but why on earth would anyone
> actually WANT their camera to look like that?

I ran into Jim Marshall a while back, and saw his current camera. It was a
Champaign-colored titanium with a custom-made titanium Leicavit that Leica
made just for him. It was gorgeous.

Eric Welch
Carlsbad, CA

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