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I was amazed how many people do recognise a Hasselblad and mention the name with respect.
During our moderator meeting we went to the old center of Recklinghausen and took some pictures.
I like to carry the Hasselblad without a camera bag ready to use.
Many people called the name.
What Cola is for softdrinks is Hasselblad for cameras.
To built that kind of reputation costs a fortune and takes half a lifetime.
But the credibility of the survey was in the organisation that ran it - not commissioned by any one company and did involve some thousands of respondents and it had no links to an industry. I think it was just as surprising to Leica!!