> From: "Bill Pearce" <billcpearce@xxxxxxx>
> Back in the day when Sears was really trying to make money with it'\s
> stores, they sold cameras of many formats with their own name on them.
Before I was in high school, my Dad “upgraded” to a brand-new Sears, ordered
from the catalog, and handed down to me his old Praktika (labeled, “Made in
The irony is that, when I was in high school, shooting for the yearbook and
the school paper, he again upgraded and gave me his Sears. I peeled the
crudely-affixed “Sears” label off the pentaprism, and underneath, it said…
> The lenses were not in
> any way groundbreaking or spectacular, but were certainly competent, as were
> the bodies.
If this were priced like old screw-mount Vivitars, I’d be tempted. But not for
an opening bid of $150.
:::: Jan Steinman, EcoReality Co-op ::::
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