Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/17

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Subject: [Leica] Zeiss Puzzle
From: jls at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Fri Sep 17 11:40:25 2004

And the camera base looks to me like it is more Leica-like than
hinged-back-like. That suggests to me that it is designed to last a

Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Akhil
Sent: Friday, September 17, 2004 5:29 AM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: [Leica] Zeiss Puzzle

Further to the discussion of the new Zeiss camera, it is starting to
very much like an M body with a Zeiss badge. One photo, in particular,
shows strap lugs that look very much like those of an M. See


cut and paste if the link is spread over more than one line.Other
pictures can
be found at .../...25.jpg & /,,,27/jpg. A Biogon lens is also shown in
main picture. 

I still don't understand why Zeiss did not buy Leica out a few years
It would have been the best fit for both.

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