Originally Posted by pippy
Late to this thread...
One thing which I, personally, feel is a BIG advantage of the Leica III over either a II or any Fed I / Zorki I is that the III Leicas had strap-lugs. Doesn't make any difference if the camera is going to become part of a collection but IMO makes the thing far more attractive as a 'user'.
Philip, that's more or less correct - although some early FEDs did
I can't remember which was the last model to have the lugs, but my FED 2a has them.