Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Rust? on a DR 50mm Summicron
From: "Roy Zartarian" <>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2000 23:29:41 -0400

I'd be more concerned with the cleanliness and integrity of the 
glass innards.  That's what makes the picture.

If it were my lens and the corrosion bothered me, I'd try something 
like an ink eraser or maybe the finest steel wool I could find.


On 11 May 00, at 21:25, wrote:

> I'm new to the list so I hope this hasn't been touched on before.
> I recently caught the bug when I found a good user M3 at a local
> photo store with a very nice DR Summicron at a VERY reasonable
> price. Very happy with it...well, I LOVE it. But I noticed the DR
> Summicron has a tiny bit of corrosion or rust surrounding the
> small screws on the barrel near the f-stop ring. Anyway I can
> remove this, or should I leave it alone? 
> Jim