Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/04

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Subject: [Leica] Re: New Zeiss Ikon
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Mon Oct 4 18:02:58 2004

On 10/4/04 7:05 AM, "B. D. Colen" <> typed:

> Huh? First off, Nikon didn't reintroduce the S Model any more than Leica
> reintroduced the O model; Nikon produced a limited edition collectors
> item, a kind of working version of something the Franklin Mint would put
> out - just as Leica did with the O.
> What Nikon's production of that special edition shows is that 1 - they
> saw a way to make a few bucks in the collector's market; and 2, they
> understand the emotional ties some people have to that rangefinder line.
> Keep in mind, btw, the ludicrous prices collectors pay for the S series
> in good condition.
How about users? Does anybody use them? I cant help thinking if there were
any good than I'd have at one point in my life seen one.

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon

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