Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/27

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Subject: [Leica] RE: Leica donation to students
From: kenf01 at (Ken Firestone)
Date: Mon Sep 27 08:55:47 2004
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On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 08:36:53 -0600, Kit McChesney
<> wrote:
> Karen--
> Okay, humor well-taken. And per my note to you off-list, I think this 
> thread
> veered off into a direction that wasn't what I'd originally proposed. My
> original thought was that Leica could take in used cameras from customers,
> perhaps a trade-in situation, and then refurbish those for resale at
> reasonable prices to photo students. I think the 'donation' part of it had
> more to do with giving up profits, rather than outright giveaways of brand
> new cameras! I think some on the list think I meant that Leica should be
> tossing new M7s to college students totally gratis! Not so!
Leica did do something similar to this in the long ago past. When I
was at the University of Maryland in the early '60's Leica gave the
Journalism Dept. an M2 and an M3 DS along with some lenses for student
use. The M3 made me realize the value of using a double stroke

Ken Firestone, W3CAT    Kerry-Courage under fire.          Bush-Driving under the influence.

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