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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Info on Fisheye-Elmarit R 16mm f/2.8 wanted
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 15:35:24 -0600

At 07:45 PM 1/23/98 +0100, you wrote:

>Apparently the present model is already on the market sinds 1974 in an 
>unchanged form. On the lens barrel it says: "Leitz Wetzlar".

Very common formula. It's made by Minolta, but I'd bet optically it's about
the same as most other 16mm lenses on the market. Pretty good for what it is.

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

I have my doubts about disbelief.