Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/03/28

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Subject: Help identify found lens
From: (Charles E. Dunlap)
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 1996 14:32:35 -0800

I'm cross posting this from in the hope that folks can overcome
their jealousy and help him out. It will be helpful to him if you also
reply to him via e-mail:

>I'm a novice photographer.  My camera is a Minolta srT201 that was
>given to me about two years ago.
>Yesterday I found a Leitz Wetzlar lens in the basement where I work!
>I was told I could have it if I wanted it!  I believe it is a 400mm
>lens.  The numbers on the front say:
>My big problem I guess is that it doesnt fit my Minolta!  Are there
>adapters that will allow it to fit?  It looks like there may be one on
>there now.  A ring will come off of the mounting end with the click of
>a button.
>I've been to all the local camera shops, who tell me to hold on to it,
>but they cant help.  Now I turn it to you.
>Grant Cummings

Replies: Reply from Eric Welch <> (Re: Help identify found lens)