Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/19

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 50/1.4 R - new & unnoticed
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Wed, 20 May 1998 00:13:16 -0500

At 12:27 PM 5/18/98 -0600, you wrote:

>I get the distinct impression that other manufacturers seem to be able to
>produce 50's that match or exceed the quality of the Leica 50 summilux-R.
>As far as the new version is concerned, I sure hope that we don't see an
>incremental improvement at an excremental cost.

They claim the increase in quality is significant. And I see the price is
quite good for what I expected. The old 50 Summilux R dates to the 70s. so
it's about time it got updated.


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

The more people I meet, the more I like my dog.