Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/06/22

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Subject: [Leica] M9-P New Feature!!!
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 11:56:50 -0700
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I am so excited. Now I don't have to use gaffer tape!!!

Will Leica also add a couple bumps to the edge for a small side grip? I can
save an additional $.50 then not having to use the round furniture protector

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 8:03 AM, Frank Filippone <red735i at>wrote:

> Wait, hold onto your seats, get your meds under control, be prepared for a
> real shock.....
> The M9-P feature of choice......
> No Red Dot!
> >From the BJP....
> "Leica says it learned from professional photographers using the cameras
> that it needed to remove the Leica "red dot" logo "to make [this camera] as
> inconspicuous and discreet as possible". The M9 lettering has also been
> omitted - in fact, only the camera's top plate is engraved with Leica's
> name. The M9-P is finished in vulcanite leatherette, which ensures "a
> steady
> grip when shooting, making [it] feel particularly safe and secure in the
> hand".
> Frank Filippone
> Red735i at
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