The base structure of the camera is a one-piece aluminum die cast part. The focal plane shutter and lens bayonet are both attached to the stable structure as well as the solid die cast camera front plate.
So yes… I have bought a Zeiss Ikon ZM rangefinder, that should be arriving tomorrow or so. You can read the sentences I have been publishing on a Zeiss brochure.
All of these phrases have had a hidden meaning to them, I doubt any of you caught it. Anyways, the idea was to keep this a mystery till I actually got the camera, and then shoot me and the camera on a pose similar to Mr. José Cid. Something along these lines: