Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Chrome Tele-Elmarit 90/2,8 (fat), and SOOZI
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Wed, 06 May 1998 19:41:28 -0400

At 09:55 PM 5/5/98 -0700, Gary Todoroff wrote:
>I have heard of the "fat" 90/4 Elmar, but have never heard that term
>applied to the Tele-Elmarit. 


There are two versions of the 2.8/90.  The first is a five-element lens,
Leitz 11800, produced between 1964 and 1974;  this is the "fat
Tele-Elmarit".  The second is the four-element lens, Leitz 11250, produced
between 1974 and 1989;  this is the "skinny Tele-Elmarit".

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