Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2019/02/14

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Subject: [Leica] It went to the moon!
From: reid at (Brian Reid)
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:30:48 -0800
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And it came back.

In 1972 I helped make a scientific instrument that was taken to the 
moon. It didn't manage to come back.

On 2019-02-14 21:07, Peter Klein via LUG wrote:
> While in Wetzlar, we were shown the Leica Archive.? It contains
> memorabilia from the entire history of the Leitz/Leica company. This
> container included a Leitz monocular that went to the moon on an
> Apollo mission.? Also a wooden mock-up of the M3 made during its
> design phase.? And a prototype lens turret for screw mount Leicas. I
> got a special thrill seeing that monocular.
> < at 
> N04/32155727787/in/dateposted-public/>
> Leica M8 and 35/2 Summicron v.4.? Enjoy!
> --Peter
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