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    Quote Originally Posted by dehk View Post
    Modern (digital) Leicas are indeed fashion accessories, and the bodies will not hold their value in the long run.
    Especially with the coming of the recent Fuji X series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rolleiman View Post
    Especially with the coming of the recent Fuji X series.
    But they may as fashion accessories.

    “The contemplation of things as they are, without error or confusion, without substitution or imposture, is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention”

    Francis Bacon

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    Quote Originally Posted by cliveh View Post
    For the Leica fans on APUG, I thought this site was quite interesting -

    http://www.overgaard.dk/leica_history.html

    and I particularly liked the photo of Suzy Parker in New York with a Leica. However, I can’t help thinking that modern Leicas are more fashion accessories.
    The Hermes Edition Leica is a serious camera for tools.

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    Re Leica as cultural phenomenon -- somewhat dated piece now, with some errors, but worth revisiting here:

    http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2...24fa_fact_lane

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