Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/07/21

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Subject: [Leica] Leica sighting in Brussels
From: michiel.fokkema at (Michiel Fokkema)
Date: Thu Jul 21 23:13:37 2005
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Howard Ritter wrote:
> While attending the Belgian National Day festivities (a real treat, by the
> way, especially on the 175th anniversary of independence! Where else could
> you have seen the king and queen driven by in a c. 1970 Lincoln Continental
> 4-door convertible, close enough for the cheering subjects on either side
> practically to have reached out and touched them?), I spotted a 
> 40-something
> guy with slightly graying light brown hair, in shorts, with a 
> photographer's
> back pack, carrying a black R8 (maybe 9) with what looked like a 19mm
> Elmarit. He was busy in conversation with another, so I didn't have an
> opportunity to approach him. Made me sorry I'd left my own R9 at home in 
> the
> U.S. this trip, or I could've waved it at him.
> Anyone on the list?

I was in Brussels also, but I carried a black M6.
I also spotted a slightly small guy with black hair and a beard carrying 
a LTM with a wide angele lens and a universal vf. Was that you or Philippe?
I also saw a woman with a black R3.
Quite a catch for one day.


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