Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/11

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Subject: [Leica] RUSSIAN KGB leica?"
From: gregj.lorenzo at (GREG LORENZO)
Date: Tue Apr 11 17:24:12 2006

Ted Grant writes in part:

> Sunday at the Vancouver camera swap meet Peter Kline pointed out the 
> "Russian Leica" I had to sell was engraved with NKGB and some 
> other Russian script. 

Hi Ted,

It should be NKGB which is the acronym for the People's Commissariat for 
State Security. Otherwise known as the Soviet Secret Police with the 
responsibility for liquidating enemies of the state. Think German Gestapo 
and possibly worse.



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