The links below confirm the viewfinder attributes. I forgot to mention a Minolta CLE may also be a good low price shooter. Still, a double stroke M3 is a real classic.

BTW a CLE 40mm, 90/4, and collapsible 50mm is a wicked light weight, inexpense combo.


http://www.dantestella.com/technical/m3.html

http://www.photoethnography.com/Clas...s/LeicaM3.html