Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/21

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Subject: [Leica] Curious auction
From: jklu at (Jeffrey Lu)
Date: Thu Oct 21 19:11:27 2004
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I got it too...there's some good stuff there...wait till the collectors  
get a sniff

On Oct 21, 2004, at 9:56 PM, Greg Locke wrote:

> Just got this in my INBOX
> Important Photographic Equipment
>> From the Private Collection of the Late James A. Collins, Jr.
> October 18th-November 8th
> Preview in Savannah, GA
> By Appointment (912) 231-1376
> Friday, October 29th, 10-5
> Saturday, October 30th, 10-4
> Everard & Company is pleased to present the first in a series of  
> auctions of
> Important Photographic Equipment from the Private Collection of the  
> Late
> James A. Collins, Jr.
> Mr. Collins, an American industrial engineer who lived most of his  
> adult
> life in Asia, had a tremendous passion for photographic equipment. Not  
> being
> an overly zealous photographer himself, Mr. Collins managed to amass a
> collection of over 1800 cameras, lenses and accessories because he was
> fascinated by how they work.
> The Collins Collection was accumulated over a thirty-year period and
> represents an interesting view into all things Leica. The Leica  
> equipment
> dates from the late 1920's to the late 1990's with many examples of
> production bodies and lenses as well as pre-production prototypes (both
> bodies and lenses), cutaways and dummy models. Additionally, the  
> collection
> contains significant lots of Zeiss Ikon, Nikon, Rollei, Canon and
> Voightlander equipment dating from the same time period.
> Here is a web link.  Mind the wrap around
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> Greg Locke
> St. John's, Newfoundland
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> Newfoundland & Labrador

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