Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/11/24

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Subject: [Leica] Leica Noctilux 50mm f/1.0
From: rangefinder at (Didier Ludwig)
Date: Wed Nov 24 11:13:48 2004
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Twenty years ago, I knew a furrier, who had told me a basically economic 
story from his fur coat boutique (when fur coats were'nt politically 

They had a silver fox coat in the display for a very long time, and though 
they had reduced the price successively from sFr. 5500.- to 1100.-, nobody 
bought it. Then, more as for a joke, they added a 0 and offered it for 
One day later it was sold.

Question: What's the market price of this fur coat? And how much is it worth?

PS: it was NOT a Hermes boutique

>Yup, and that fool made it worth exactly $3,000.  It may be stupid...much 
>about economics certainly is...but it is true.

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