Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/23

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Subject: Re: 180mm f:2 Apo-Summicron / LA Zoo
From: Dan Cardish <>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 1997 16:08:03 -0500

At 11:23 AM 23-11-97 -0600, you wrote:
>At 11:09 PM 11/22/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>>Stop it!!!! I can't afford one!!
>>I saw one at a local store a few months ago.  They wanted 'only' $6500
>>canadian for it.
>Hmm...what's that in Yankee? About $15.00? 
>Just kidding. That's an awful lot for a lens with such a wide angle. I
>don't know if I'd use it enough to justify it. For my style of shooting, 19
>is wide as I need to go, except for a rare few exceptions.

Hold on there, I was referring to the 180/2 Apo Summicron R lens, not a
wide angle!  Still a lot of money, though.  Just off the top of my head,
maybe about $4000 in U.S. funds.

Dan C.