Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/30

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Subject: Re: Cap for Hood-35mm Summicron
From: Bert Keuken <>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 20:33:14 +0100

At 00:01 30-10-97 -0800, you wrote:

>Subject: Re: Cap for Hood-35mm Summicron
>At 19:37 29/10/97 PST, you wrote:
>>Maybe I missed it? Did anyone reply to the message about ingenious ideas 
>>for a cap for the pre asph 35mm f2m. (and for the 28mm hood as well)?
>>Sure would be useful if anyone has figured one out.
>>Tim Atherton,
>I'm not sure, I may have dreamt this, but I have the vague recollection of
>someone saying that the hood with fitting cap that comes with the 35mm
>Summicron Aspherical can also be used on the pre-Asph 35mm Summicron.
>Can anyone substantiate that? I'd like to know myself.

If this is the case, I'd like to have this hood + cap!

>The current 28mm M lens (46mm thread) has a hood that has a fitting cap.
>I've recently changed from the type 3 to the current one and this makes a
>big difference to using the lens. They should have thought of this years ago.

A few years ago I asked a representative of the Dutch Leica importer the
same question. He said there were no such caps, and as far as he knew no
plans to produce these caps.