Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/04

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Subject: RE: [Leica] 21mm, 24mm Viewfinder Question
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2000 09:50:54 -0400

No problem at all with the 21 finder and glasses, although the current,
black plastic, 21 finder is a piece of grossly overpriced crap for which
Leica should be eternally embarrassed.

B. D.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Thomas G.
> Tamura
> Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 12:47 AM
> To:
> Subject: [Leica] 21mm, 24mm Viewfinder Question
> Hi All,
> Can someone give me some personal feedback on the "eye relief" of the
> current 21mm and 24mm accessory viewfinder.  Do you eyeglass wearers have
> any problems seeing the frameline and beyond?  Are the older
> finders better
> in that respect?  If so, what would you recommend?
> I am asking because I am looking at getting either the 21 Elmarit
> (non ASPH)
> or the 24mm ASPH and was just curious of the accessory
> viewfinders (as this
> is the only way to compose.)
> BTW, if you have any "excess" lenses in the 21mm to 50mm range, please
> contact me.  I am looking for later model lenses (3,000,000) but not
> necessarily from the current line up.
> TIA, Thomas