Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/02/18

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Subject: [Leica] Non Lecia help needed
From: Thinkofcole at (
Date: Fri Feb 18 17:32:23 2005

Phong, yes, I know that Mr. Grimes has died, but his firm of  photographic 
machinists lives on and, to avoid extraneous information on this  informal 
site, I used the "he" in a general sense. I'm sorry for my lack of  
  By the way, and way OT, I was born in that old cotton textile city,  
a long time ago at the age of 15 as a bobbin boy in a cotton mill  near 
there, fished for horned pout in the dye-stained Blackstone River and, for  
a short 
time, worked as a cub reporter for The Providence Journal and took  a few 
pictures with a 4x5 Speed Graphic. I never heard of Leica until many years  
  In view of current developments, I hope I live to hear of Leica for  years 
to come. 
  Regards from the mountains of North Carolina, bob  cole