Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/10/05

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From: jbm at (Jeff Moore)
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 15:22:29 -0400
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2009-10-05-03:23:32 Mark Rabiner:
> There's the famous picture of Victor Hasselblad with the camera with his
> name on it and Paul Heidecke Mr. Rolleiflex.

That reminds me of the famous photo of Mikhail Kalashnikov and Eugene Stoner
meeting (and holding each other's rifles, even, unlike those camera guys).
When I saw that picture, Kalashnikov actually having been allowed to travel 
the US, and doing so so publicly, I knew something really had changed since
the heart of the Cold War.  I mean, sure, there was some wall in Germany 
got taken apart, but somehow this picture drove it all home in a different 

I'm having trouble finding a reference to remind me exactly when the 
from, though.  I found one article suggesting it was 1990, which seems

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