Camera trivia

Discussion in 'Australia Photography' started by puan, Sep 26, 2003.

  1. puan

    puan Guest

    While we poor mortals struggle to save enough for a 10d or 1dx I was
    reading that the Sultan of Brunei gives out to important visitors
    especially made Leica M6 cameras made of platinum and gold imbeded
    with diamonds the lens were gold in colour. I have enough trouble
    attracting attention with my 70-200 IS.
    eric phillips
    puan, Sep 26, 2003
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  2. puan

    nb Guest

    I do much the same only I don't include the diamonds as I think they are far
    too ostentatious.

    nb, Sep 27, 2003
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  3. Hmm, I wonder if "stock standard" EF1200mm f/5.6L USM costs more than
    these M6s? Original price of the above lens when it was released 10 years
    ago was 9.8M JPY (around $78K USD) :)
    Dmitri Kalintsev, Sep 27, 2003
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