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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] R 50 f2 for a Used FM2
From: Douglas Herr <>
Date: 8 Aug 2000 07:28:58 -0700

On Tue, 08 August 2000, "Miro Jurcevic" wrote:

> Some people say that there is a sucker born very minute. Maybe in some
> countries, every second. Today I sold my partially refurbished FM2 (which
> was cosmetically refurbished with new parts) for an R-50 Summicron in EX
> condition.
> I missed the thread on this lense ..... is it a lense with a hole in the
> rear cap to make a loupe or is it something better than that.
> I'm going to see what Mr Puts has to say on his website.
> Miro


It's an excellent lens.  The newer version, with 55mm filter threads, is best.  I doubt you'll find a better normal lens.

Doug Herr
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