Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/22

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Subject: Re: Leica lenses
From: Donal Philby <>
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 1997 14:03:33 -0800

TM wrote:
> Do any LUG members know how Leica's APO-TELYT-R Modular System works? It
> appears on page 101 of the December issue of Shutterbug within Wall
> Street Camera's ad. None of my Leica books and camera brochures (even
> the R8 brochure) competently explain what this involves. Does one have
> to buy both the black lens head AND the light-colored focusing units
> shown in the ad in order to obtain a complete shooting unit? I'm
> confused. Thanks for any clarification you can contribute.

Call Leica USA and have them send a brochure on the R8 and a brochure on
the APO tele system.  But you got it right.  Mortgage the house and they
can be yours.

Donal Philby
San Diego