Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/31

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Subject: Re: Elmarit 90mm
From: (Richard W. Hemingway)
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 16:06:12 CST


On Fri, 31 Oct 97 08:05:17 -0500 (Dan Kreithen)
>Does anyone know if the Elmarit 90mm/f2.8 (the one with the detactable
>lens head for use on the Visoflex 1958-1974?) was ever recomputed 
>it's lifetime?  If so, which serial numbers correspond to the old and
>new formulae?  Also, is there a book (preferably in English) which
>would contain information such as this on this and other lenses?

>From what I  have read in Eastland, "Leica M," and Rogliatti, "Leica &
Leicaflex Lenses,"  it was produced from 1959-1974 and was not
recomputed, first chrome and then black.

Dick Hemingway
Norman, OK