Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/10/15

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Subject: [Leica] I'm sick - my M9 and nocti were stolen out of my house.
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 06:30:43 +0200
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Sorry to hear that, Sue. I hope the insurance company makes you whole.


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On Oct 16, 2012, at 4:14 AM, Sue Ryan wrote:

> A few weeks ago, my husband came home to the sliding door wide open. 
> Nothing apparently  missing (2 giant flat screen TVs, tons of computer and 
> camera stuff in the office) until he  couldn't find his Canon 5D Mk II and 
> his Sigma 50-500, which had been sitting (out of sight from the outside) 
> in the dining room where the slider is. I was relieved - my camera bag (a 
> school lunch box with a soccer ball on the front) was untouched in the 
> dining room, and the M8 was safe in the office. Sheriff called, report 
> made, etc. Fast forward 2 weeks - as I was preparing my gear for a 
> weeklong workshop I realized the M9 and nocti also were missing. Then I 
> remembered that a few nights before the slider was found open was the 
> night I took the photo of my husband stargazing. I no doubt put the camera 
> in the same place my husband had lain his in the dining room. By now I'm 
> sure someone got a couple nice outfits on Craig's list for $100 worth of 
> pot money. I went through the motions, called the sh
> eriff again, called the insurance company, etc. but I have little hope, 
> although I will report the serial numbers to Leica. The sad thing is the 
> M9 was the only purchase I made with my dad's inheritance money after 
> paying off my kids' college loans. He was a lifelong photo enthusiast and 
> I thought of him whenever I used it. 
> Deep breath... 'things' don't matter, people matter...
> Sue
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In reply to: Message from scoutfinch at (Sue Ryan) ([Leica] I'm sick - my M9 and nocti were stolen out of my house.)