Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/01/14

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Subject: Re: 50mm f1?????
From: Stephen Gandy <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 1997 09:42:46 -0800

> >> > Was it Minolta or Canon that made the 50mm f/1?  This must be a heck of
> >> > a lens.  Saw it advertised in the back of the magazines, but I think it
> >> > was around $3000 or more!
> >>

Canon made a 50/.95 which would ONLY fit their Canon 7 and 7S,  some
have been modified to fit Leica M by repairmen.  

Nikon made a 50/1.1 for their RF,  a few of which were made in Leica

Leica, Canon, and Nikon all made 85/1.5's in screw mount.