Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/05/19

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Subject: Re: Polarizing Filters
From: Lucien_vD <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 10:14:21 -0400

Marc wrote:

<Well, the problem here is that the collectors have glommed onto the
<swing-out polascreens, and thus they are now both harder to find and a LOT
<more expensive than the screw-in ones.  I believe I paid $5 for my E39

The swing-out Polfilter, including a lens hood,ref: 13 352, for A 42  (=
lenses who accept E 39  **)is still available in the last 1996/97 Leica
handbook (09/96).

** The Polfilter A42 don't work on the last 50mm summicron because of the
lens hood, and don't use it on the 21mm /4.

The 13 352 is very usefull on the 35mm/2 (present), 50mm/2 (before 94),
50mm/2,8 (present), 90mm Tele-Elmarit M (before 92) and 135mm/4 (before