Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/09/05

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Subject: [Leica] PESO: Car and Driver
From: jshul at (Jim Shulman)
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2009 20:23:39 -0400
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Or the contents of the bottle in his had may have had something to do with
it as well <g>.

The Retina was given to me by a friend who'd like to sell it.  Naturally, I
had to take it out for a test drive--and it passed with flying colors.
While the meters in old Retina IIIc/C cameras are usually, at best, wildly
off base (if not deceased altogether) the cameras are usually quite
solid--and the optics superb.


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"Jim Shulman" <jshul at>

His expression says that it looks like you've just told him he's going to be


Noticed that the clearance over the tyre is tiny, so the thing must have a 
semi rigid suspension which could be another explanation for his posture!


See that it was taken with a Retina. So that prompted me to hunt down & dig 
out an old ('58) Retinette Typ 030 from the storage cupboard. I've masses of

expired C41, so will run a roll through it tomorrow to see if it still 

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