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Paul Blanchard
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An Original Tom March print
I was favoured to be given an original Tom March print some years ago. I cannot identify the Driver,car or track but would liken to add this souvenir to the previous Blog concerning his work.

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T.C. (Tom) March-more on our past Secretary
I have never expected these ramblings to be more than of, I hope, passing interest to Leica users and those who are members of the current Leica Circles. Many blogs ago I wrote about Circle 6 Housekeeping and the Circle 6 Mirfield Award for 1969 which went ...

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Early Days in Circle 6 - 1938
I was pleased to trace an early report of our Circle in the Miniature Camera Magazine of December 1938 recording the circulation of the very first folio of prints. We are now on 584.  This report came from James Robertson of 5 Mill Road,  Irvine,  Ayrshire,...

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The State of the nation- January 1946
Following the gloomy posts in the past when our Circle closed for 'the duration' comes a newly discovered report from Miniature Camera Magazine for January 1946 picking up the pieces that remain after six years of relative inactivity.  Interesting to note t...

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Unusual lens container-HELP
This post is little different from the usual themes of the Blog in that a response is sought from anyone who can shed light on the container illustrated in the following pictures.  This is of a Bakelite lens pot rather similar to recent Russian products.  T...

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A Big book in many ways-Rudolf Pestalozzi, 1882-1961
For some years I have owned a copy of 'A Leica Amateurs Picture Book' by Rudolf Pestalozzi, a large publication in more ways than one.  In measure 32cm x 25cm this was published in the UK by Fountain Press in 1935 using illustrations printed  by Gebr. Fretz...

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Back to the future-LPP photo walk
Truly in the spirit of the founding fathers of LPP the following notice is worthy of the widest distribution  among Leica enthusiasts in striking distance!                                                      Monthly Leica meets in Bristol. London Camera Ex...

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Six foot Leica for sale-$250 million (O.N.O.?)
No picture with this one as its illustrated across two pages of  The Times (London) supplement today 18.2.17. Go out and buy a copy this morning. At 924 Bel Air Road, Hollywood is a house with an enormous 'Leica' reproduction which could appear to be a bar ...

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Mystery Solved !
In my Blog dated 8th February I made reference to the unusual viewfinder used by Mr Herbert in the small photograph which I added.  I am pleased to say that I have traced what I think is the finder in a copy of Leica Illustrated Guide 11 by the famous James...
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