Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/08/14

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Camera store graveyard
From: ricc at (Ric Carter)
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 21:38:53 -0400
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never spent more than a few hours in NYC, but I know SO MANY of those names 
for the old pop and Modern Photo days

a sweet memories of wishing for Leica


On Aug 14, 2011, at 9:36 PM, David Freedman wrote:

> I *never* post to the LUG but this really hit home (being a life-long New
> Yorker). To add to the list (all were in Manhattan):
> Executive Photo
> Olden Camera
> 47th Street Photo
> Cambridge Camera (good riddance!)
> Garden Camera
> Wall Street Camera
> Sharp Photo
> Rechovos Camera
> Competitive Camera
> Bi-Rite Camera
> Profoto (not sure of the name/spelling; was on the block with Spiratone 
> and,
> I believe, Willoughby)
> I'm sure I'll think of a few others.
> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 9:00 PM, Lawrence Zeitlin <lrzeitlin at 
>> What happens when you cling to old technology too long. New York is the
>> graveyard of old photo stores. Remember Willoughby, Camera Barn, 
>> Spiratone,
>> etc.
>> Larry Z
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