Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Funny Glass ?
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 1998 20:30:00 -0500

At 05:35 PM 6/2/98 -0800, you wrote:
>Today, I was informed that the glass for the new 75mm 1.4 Summilux was also
>from Hoya.

If they are implying Hoya made the raw glass, sure. I think Hoya is a major
supplier, isn't it? But to imply they are grinding the glass and making the
elements, no way.
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

Experience is a tough teacher. It gives the test before the lesson.
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