Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/17

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Subject: [Leica] Re: 75mm f1.4 Summilux-M (ASPH)
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 07:42:51 -0800
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There is no ASPH version. The 75/1.4, according to Erwin, was the last
completely hand computed Leica lens. I own one and it is a remarkable lens
even though not APO or ASPH or both. My feeling is that it epitomizes the
Leica look.


At 08:47 AM 1/17/01 -0600, George Lottermoser wrote:
>With all this raving about the 75 I'm curious whether we're
>talking about the older version or an ASPH version. Can anyone
>shed some light on the differences between the 75 1.4 and the
>asph version.  

In reply to: Message from Henry Ambrose <> (Re: [Leica] 75mm f1.4 Summilux-M)