Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/01/14

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Subject: [Leica] Retinette 1A
From: philippe.amard at (Philippe AMARD)
Date: Mon Jan 14 12:46:04 2008
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Speaking of Reitina, is there any expert here on Retinettes?
I got hold of a Retinette 1A, Made in Germany, yesterday - sounds still 
ok, but the focusing device isn't.

Thanks for contacting me off list if you have information on the 
technical issues.
phx wrote:

>This past fall I clipped a Corvette ad out of a magazine because it 
>featured a
>model holding a Retina IIa like the one I have; but it didn't sink in until
>yesterday that she is holding it away from her face the way you would for an
>LCD screen, and her fingers are covering the front rangefinder windows.  
>she likes looking at black leather up close.  ;~)
>Alan Magayne-Roshak, Senior Photographer
>University Information Technology Services
>University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
>Office Phone: 414 229-6525 | E-mail:
>Department Phone: 414 229-4282
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

Replies: Reply from Jim at (Jim Hemenway) ([Leica] Retinette 1A)
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