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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M 21mm lens question
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 09:32:32 -0800

>I am in the middle of negotiating a deal on a NOS 21/2.8 Asph...
>John Collier
>PS: Should I get a black chrome or silver chrome finished lens? ;-)


Go for the titanium finish. It will harmonize better with either a black or
chrome body as it lets neither tone dominate.

If you can't find a titanium 21/2.8 ASPH (I hear they're rare), get a black
one and refinish it in granite, as you suggested in a recent post. If the
granite is darker rather than lighter in tone, consider coloring all those
cute little numbers orange.

Oh yes, and don't worry about distorsion - it's not nearly as important as
the above issues.