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Subject: [Leica] RETROSPECT 28
From: don.dory at (Don Dory)
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 02:36:57 -0500
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Wonderful detail with context.

On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 9:17 PM Bill Clough via LUG <lug at>

>  Every Thursday for almost two years, I took the train from the Yokosuka
> Naval Base to the Stars and Stripes office in Tokyo to check the proofs for
> the Seahawk, the weekly magazine at the Yokosuka Navy Base.
>    If you weren?t in a hurry, a pleasant part of the journey was to get off
> the train at the Shimbashi station and take the trolly that ran to Roppongi
> near the Stars and Stripes office.
>    In 1966, the fare was 5 yen. At that time, the exchange rate was 360 yen
> to the dollar. That made the fare about 1.39 cents ? a decided bargain.
> --Bill
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