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Which LTM to buy as a user?

Not interested in collecting, but just want a LTM for nostalgia or fun use? Then go for the IIIC's, manufactured from 1940-51. These are cheap, easy to buy and collectors aren't as interested as so many of them were made - approximately 130 000 units.

See the July 2002 discussion on the Leica forum at:
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… and also the remarks on the Leica forum at:
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For lenses, use the new Voigtländer Bessa screw mount optics!

A note about possible broken links

This FAQ has over 900 external links. Over time it is inevitable some of them will break. If you are bothered by this, see this detailed topic elsewhere in the FAQ.

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