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

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Subject: [Leica] Collecting Leicas
From: nathan.wajsman at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Fri Sep 17 12:55:50 2004
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Nope. Every piece of photo equipment I own is used. If I find myself not 
using it, I flog it ruthlessly.

I collect single malts....but come to think of it, I always end up 
drinking them, so I guess I don't really collect anything.


Beddoe, Neil wrote:

> Is there anyone on the list who buys Leicas to collect rather than to use? 
> I
> always think of them as tools to take pictures with and I can never
> understand why black paint versions, first generation 35mm Summilux
> Asphericals etc go for so much more  money.  
> I started collecting Minox 8x11s but I use them all and I'd never dream of
> paying over the odds for a chrome version for example.
> Neil
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Nathan Wajsman
Almere, The Netherlands

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