Quote Originally Posted by df cardwell View Post

This is EXACTLY the kind of leica that SHOOTERS USED to hunt for,
and today, ought to buy.
I bought my M3 body from Tamarkin
for $500 -- the vulcanite was missing
in spots and no collector was ever
going to snap it up, but Tamarkin had
just overhauled it so it's just the ticket
for shooting.

Jim, if that Summicron is in decent
shape, you've got yourself the same
shooting rig that HCB used for much
of his career. By happy. :-)