Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/05/08

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Subject: [Leica] Leica R-10 at Photokina 2008
From: wildlightphoto at (
Date: Thu May 8 12:56:29 2008

Mark Rabiner <> wrote:

> I think they will call it an R10 even with some very big innovation at
> That's my strong guess.
> The reason for one is I think they want to give a feeling of continuation.
> That Leica has survived. Prevailed. Survived the digital age.
> And that what people are buying into is a company which goes way back to
> brass age and Ernst Leitz with bodies lovingly nudged together with wooden
> hammers (mallets) and HCB and all the rest.

IMHO the Leicaflexes go back to the brass-and-mallet era much more than the
R bodies do.

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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