Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/01/22

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Subject: [Leica] Doomed: Leica 50 Asph
From: lambroving at (William G. Lamb, III)
Date: Sat Jan 22 15:49:03 2005


My pleasure. It has always been my M.O. to have lots of low friends in high 
places! :-)

If you don't want to deal with the border thing, I suggest that NOW would 
be a good
time to making a raging stink with that rep before he sells YOUR lens to 
someone else.
Since you have been a perfect gentleman to date, I believe this is 

My dealer is hopeful of receiving 5 - 7 lenses either next week or the 
following week.

Best Wishes,


At 04:40 PM 01/22/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>Thanks William,
>You have given better info than I have been able to get out Leica.
>John Collier
>On 22-Jan-05, at 2:14 PM, William G. Lamb, III wrote:
>>There has only been one batch of USA lenses since you returned yours, and 
>>was at the end of November when I obtained mine. Up until that time, 
>>earlier delays
>>were caused by the production of the titanium mounts for the limited 
>>edition titanium
>>cameras. Germany basically shuts down for the month of December for the 
>>Another USA batch of lenses is due in at the end of this month.