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From: dpost at (Dan Post)
Date: Mon Sep 6 08:47:24 2004
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Rabid Mark Rabiner!
Oh, ye of little faith! I sold some lensboards to a fellow that actually
used wet plates, and from what I gather, there are a bunch of really, really
retro folks out there actually doing the wet and wild thing in the dark!
Almost a movement, not quite a conspiracy, yet.
I think you should be able to get some of that new-fangled film stuff for a
while yet!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Rabiner" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Sunday, September 05, 2004 10:28 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] INCORRECTLY R.I.P. ILFORD

> On 9/5/04 9:28 AM, "Dan C" <> typed:
> > A significant market share of an empty market doesn't amount to much.
> >
> > -dan c.
> >
> > At 10:44 AM 05-09-04 -0400, Jesse Hellman wrote:
> >> "'Despite the decline in the monochrome market the
> >> business has a very significant market share,' said
> >> Les Ross of Grant Thornton."
> >>
> >>
> Not an empty market but a Nietzsche market.
> You know that guy who said "God Is D E D"?
> And Leitz is dead to of course they've been telling us for decades.
> Then Leica.
> Dead Dead Dead. Beating a dead horse here. A dead horse of a different
> color.
> Leica being in that market of that famous German philosopher we should on
> this list not be so foreign to the concept of a Nietzsche market.
> Nietzsche markets rule!
> Thus Spake Rabathustra
> Mark Rabiner
> Photography
> Portland Oregon
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