Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/06/06

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Subject: [Leica] Leica inflation
From: schroter at (
Date: Mon Jun 6 16:11:37 2005

That hold off period will continue until all pent-up demand for the DMR is 
satisfied. At 200 units a month leaving the factory that will be a few 
years.  At $15.6M /yr(2400 units/yr.  It'll be a bit of a kick to their 
revenues and profits.  Buuut, what will the offsetting declines be like?  
Will the DMR stimulates sales on new R9s and lenses? It'll be interesting to 

----- Original Message -----
From: Phil Leeson <>
Date: Monday, June 6, 2005 6:51 pm
Subject: [Leica] Leica inflation

> FWIW, I bought a new M6TTL in May, 2002 from Tamarkin
> for $1545.  $1950- 10% Leica Days discount, -$200 Leica rebate.
> I see the new DMR has a $6500 price tag in the US, I might hold 
> off.....
> Phil
> >  
> >
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