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Subject: Re: [Leica] Buying a used M2 - What to look out for?
From: Jerry Lehrer <>
Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2003 12:24:16 -0700
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Take the deal and run!


Justin Low wrote:

> Thanks for the help! The seller is a private individual, but hopefully
> he can provide me with an evaluation period.
> He said that the camera underwent a CLA, but didn't give more details
> than that. I've asked him for more information.
> I think it is an early vintage, as he mentioned that there was no self
> timer, and that it was a button rewind (the button stays down though).
> Is there anything particular about this vintage of M2?
> I'm not sure if it's inappropriate, but what the heck. I haven't seen
> the camera yet, but the description says that it's working properly
> (accurately), it's been through a recent CLA. The sale also includes a
> late model Summicron 50mm f/2 (I believe this is the model before the
> telescoping hood, S/No. 298xxxxxx). Both in user condition. The price is
> ~US$1100 for the set. Is it a good deal, assuming everything is as
> described?
> Regards,
> Justin Low
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