Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica M3 questions
From: Peter Goldberg <>
Date: Thu, 21 May 1998 12:22:16 -0400

Ken Wilcox wrote:

> >- Manual for the M3.
> Not too hard to find at swapmeets, used camera dealers etc. John Craig (on
> the web) may have one.
> Correct. For 35mm you can either buy an older "RF" 35 with goggle eyes
> which compress the 35 view into the 50 framelines or get a normal 35 and an
> auxillary finder. The RF lenses are avialable at f3.5, f2.8, f2, and f1.4.
> My wife recently purchased an M3 with an RF 35 Summicron (f2) and it works

For a Manual, Hove does a reprint covering M1, M2 & M3 plus Leicameters

A local dealer here in Stamford CT has a very nice 35mm/3.5 Summaron, with
goggles & case at under $300.