Quote Originally Posted by rbarker
The out-of-pocket expense wasn't too bad, but I do kind of miss my first-born son.

Seriously, Leica gear is fairly expensive. But, if you buy used, you'll likely get all or most of your money out of a Leica if you sell later.
...But never take it out of the box or put a roll of film in it.
That will turn it into a lowly "User".camera.