shaocaholica: There's a solution many M9 owners have for the lackluster rear LCD. Just lose it altogether. When you shot film, you don't know what the photo looked like till it was developed and that 'charm' is missing when shooting digital so if you're going in for a penny on retro handling you might as well go in for a pound.
This is all a bunch of psycho babeling.. To each their own. When it comes down to it, it's not about getting what you want but wanting what you've got. My iPhone is a great clock but my vintage Rolex from my birth year 50 years ago really turns me on and provides a feeling of grounding, timelessness and cool TO ME. All subjective to me and practicality or price is not a consideration. Value is a subjective term. If I ever needed more money I couldn't earn, I would sell that vintage watch but for right now, it provides PLEASURE to me. Whatever floats your boat, right?