Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/08

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Subject: RE: 35-70mm. R f4.0 ASPH Zoom
From: "" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 1997 10:22:59 -0400

Richard Clompus wrote:

>I have been using the "new" 35-70/4 Leica R zoom for the past 6 months
>an R8.  It is a zoom lens designed by Leica Solms and made by Kyocera in=

>Japan.  It has an aspheric element and at least two high index elements
>with anomalous dispersion characteristics. =

Is that a glass Aspheric element (like in 21/2,8, 24/2,8, 35/2, 35/1,4 AS=
or a plastic on glass Aspheric element like in some japanese zooms ??