I'll take one too. The interesting thing is, only two camera companies are making any money at the moment, Leica and Phase one - two of the most expensive brands on the planet.
Most Leica's are sold to collectors who never even use them, but their stuff holds its value so well that Leica lenses are a better investment that anything the stock market has to offer. A top of the range Phase one costs more than I paid for my house! But even if I could afford it I'd take the Leica as there's no way I'm carrying one those beasts to the beach at 5 O'clock in the morning... ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <no_re...@yahoogroups.com> wrote : ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <noozguru@...> wrote : I guess since we're heading into a two tier society, ultra rich and ultra poor then it is best to suck the teet of the rich by selling them expensive things to further bloat their narcissism. Leica probably started this trend, this not being their first or lastest: http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2012/06/08/the-new-50000-limited-edition-hermes-leica-m9-p-sometimes-beauty-is-only-skThe New $50,000 Limited Edition Hermès Leica M9-P: Sometimes Beauty is Only Skin Deep I don't care if it's "only skin deep", I want this set anyway when they do it in the 240 Version :-) The New $50,000 Limited Edition Hermès Leica M9-P: Sometimes Beauty is Only Skin Deep http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2012/06/08/the-new-50000-limited-edition-hermes-leica-m9-p-sometimes-beauty-is-only-sk The New $50,000 Limited Edition Hermès Leica M9-P: Sometimes Beauty is Only Skin Deep http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2012/06/08/the-new-50000-limited-edition-hermes-leica-m9-p-sometimes-beauty-is-only-sk Leica is into “Special Edition” cameras the same way McDonald’s is into supersizing. With its latest offering, the $50,000 Hermès/Leica M9-P sets, it is has produced the View on www.imaging-resource.com http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2012/06/08/the-new-50000-limited-edition-hermes-leica-m9-p-sometimes-beauty-is-only-sk Preview by Yahoo On 10/31/2014 12:34 AM, salyavin808 wrote: Here's a tasty one for the photographer in your life: Price released for Brikk's 24k gold Nikon Df Price released for Brikk's 24k gold Nikon Df Luxury goods brand Brikk has released the price of its forthcoming 'Lux Nikon kit' that has been finished in its trademark yellow gold and which will be on ... View on www.dpreview.com Preview by Yahoo ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com mailto:FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <turquoiseb@...> mailto:turquoiseb@... wrote : How about a watch that displays the position of the six planets visible from the Earth, in real time. A bargain at only $250,000. Van Cleef & Arpels Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUtUDSltl-M#t=55 Van Cleef & Arpels Complication Poétique Midnight Planét... View on www.youtube.com Preview by Yahoo