Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/01/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 180 2.8 R-lens - any experiences?
From: Five Senses Productions <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 10:16:44 -0800

I can feel that the 180 I am looking at is a is much lighter
than my 80/1.4.

At 10:19 PM 1/21/98 -0800, Jim Brick wrote:
>At 09:39 AM 1/22/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>When you say "new design," do you have a serial number that marks
>>the change to the new design?  
>The old 180 is called a heavyweight, the new design is called a
>lightweight. The old uses series 8 filters, the new design uses E67
>filters. You will have absolutely no trouble telling the difference. I do
>not know the s/n change.

Francesco Sanfilippo,
Five Senses Productions