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At 09:03 AM 5/10/98 -0600, you wrote: >I have an opportunity to pick up a very nice 19mm f/2.8 Elmarit-R of the >1st version (3 cam) with 82mm filter size. The lens is in ex+/mint- >condition priced at $800. Does this sound like a fair deal for the first >version of the lens or is it advisable to look for the second version >(likely at a substantially higher price)? Personally, I'd get a 21 f/4 for that price if I could find one. It's a better lens, if a stop slower. The newer one will cost you at least another thousand dollars. But I think it's worth it. ========= Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO One should never generalize.