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RE: RE: Eclair ACL France v England
I like the COOKE; maybe because I am also a proud Briton... there I've admitted it! It is always heartening to here it mentioned in the same breath as ZEISS.
Hi, Phill, Mark, et al
I had a DP friend who preferred the Cookes to the German lenses, such as the
Schneiders and even the Zeiss lenses. He in fact said that the Zeiss lenses
had a bluish tinge which he didn't particularly like, though they may have
been slightly sharper. What do you say to that? Anybody else have a similar
From: Les Bosher [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 5:46 PM
Subject: Re: Eclair ACL France v England
Don't want to be a party booper or whatever , but despite popular belief
Concorde is British through & through.
Served my apprenticeship with The Fairey Aviation Co Ltd ( 5 years ).
Started on 1st October 1956 which was the day the Fairey Delta 2 broke the
Airspeed Record at 1132.24 MPH ,complete with Droop Snoot. It was then
reshaped into Concorde , tested & through my Apprenticeship worked on the
Full Size Concorde . When the first 6 were finished some were sold to Air
France & painted in their colours.
Sorry to bang on , just wanted to say my bit.
Incidetally , a spin off from the Delta was the Non Stick coating on your
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 6:52 PM
Subject: Eclair ACL France v England
.....Yes the French ACL is more curvacious!!! But when the English and
French DO get together on something it ends up being a legend like the ACL,
Concorde or CANADA for that matter.
I thought we were talking Rugby scores for a moment!
>Come on fellows, be nice. The French ACL is more sexy!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Les Bosher [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 3:21 AM
> To: EclairACL@topica.com
> Subject: Eclair ACL France v England
> Well said Robert !
> A man after my own heart. But then , I'm English too.
> It's about the same as the U.S. make wine with French names , & in my
>opinion beat the Frogs at their own game !
> Web Site : - www.lesbosher.co.uk
> Tel/Fax :- 01685 811422
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