Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M5 (franšais)
From: Bill Barrett <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 1998 21:23:08 -0500

On trouver=E1 tous les avis, ou pour ou contra, n'import quoi, ici. Mais
aujourd'hui, le 14 juillet, tous les fran=E7ais du monde pourraient c=E9l=E9=
(et, peut'=EAtre, ceux -- comme moi -- qui seulement aimeraient parler
fran=E7ais)! Aux Etats-Unis, on a =E9cout=E9 qu'il y avait plus de gens aux
Champs-Elys=E9es que depuis la Lib=E9ration! Voil=E0: une file Leica!

Ok, ok. Sorry. And while I haven't used the M5, it's hard to read this
message and not wish I were in Paris today. Of all years to be in the
States! H=E9las!


At 07:15 PM 7/14/98 -0000, you wrote:
>I recently buy a black M5 in mint condition and the 35/2 summicron m=20
>(black). I heard someones likes or dislikes M5... Too big, strange=20
>design, heavier than others M'...
>I like him, i like is meter ( very spot, more than M6 ).
>Please, tell me what you think about it ... thanks...
>sorry for my "bad" english, i'm French ("world soccer=20

Bill Barrett
Webster University
St. Louis (preferred address for personal mail)