Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Makers of Leica Lenses
From: Martin Howard <>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 16:31:51 -0500

David Kieltyka jotted down the following:

> When Berek redesigned the lens to reduce costs the result was given the name
> Elmar. I don't know whether or not the R has any significance. Elmax
> Reduktion?

Hey, at least it's better than Elmax LE.


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