When Leicas wrapped in Ostrich skin are being trotted out for sale at Nieman Marcus, this indicates a Bullish signal ahead. All aboard the Bull train. http://www.dpreview.com/news/1010/10100601lecian9specialedition.asp Remember 100 dollar loaf of bread next. But for now you can get for 18 Grand a Limited edition non autofocus, manual camera wrapped in "rare" Ostrich skin. Requires the skin of 50 ostriches to build one camera.