Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/05/17

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Subject: [Leica] An elusive Gray IIIc K
From: leicam4pro at (John Biava)
Date: Thu May 17 11:52:42 2007

E-pay is the last place to put this.  Fraud on that auction venue is a 
running sore..... wrote:  The sad thing is that I bet no-one at Leica 
(Solms, NJ, wherever) would be interested.

But there would be a bunch of collectors that would be interested, as well 
as dealers, e.g. Sean Cranor at, Jim Lager, Rich Pinto, 
Tamarkin, etc.

Or put it up on *bay.


> From: Michael Eric Berube 

> Date: 2007/05/17 Thu AM 11:57:28 EDT
> To:
> Subject: [Leica] An elusive Gray IIIc K
> So the other day a fellow comes into the camera shop that I work at PT a 
> few days a week and he is carrying an old Leica. As I'm 'the Leica guy' 
> in the shop, everyone points him to me


> Basically, it was just a joy to handle such a piece of history that is 
> so well preserved. The gentleman has assured me that he has the best of 
> intentions of not taking advantage of the owner and will be paying his 
> elderly friend a fair price and wishes to preserve the camera for 
> collectible purposes, not to just turn it over for a quick profit. I've 
> suggested that he contact someone at Leica to see if they would be 
> interested in photographing it for their historical collection (if they 
> keep such a thing) and maybe having a complete CLA done and the leather 
> reattached without harming its value. Anyone know who it would be best 
> to contact at Leica for something like that?
> Carpe lumen,
> Michael Eric Berube

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