Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/02/22[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
As I understand it, Mr. K is only interested in expanding Cosina's various product lines, not buying any other manufacturer. Stephen Gandy Peter Dzwig wrote: > I would have thought that this was the OBVIOUS link up. Clearly Mr. K has > done a > lot for rangefinders in the recent past and if there has to be a link up he > certainly is someone who understands the mindest of the Leicaphile and > perhaps > most importantly is able to manufacture M-mount RF cameras > cost-effectively and > deliver them at a price that is reasonable (well the RD-1 may be an > exception!). > > It would be a service to the photographic world, that would cement his > relationship with the brand. > > But I am sure that this will have already crossed Stephen Gandy's mind - > and Mr. > K's ;-) > > Peter Dzwig > > JCB wrote: > > > At 03:31 PM 2/21/2005, Feli wrote: > > > >> The dollar dropping through the floor didn't help their precarious > >> situation either... > >> > >> feli > > > > > > > > Neither did the plethora of Japanese M camera and M lens knock-offs. > > > > How about a merger: Leica-Voigtlander-Cosina (LVC for short).