Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M -75 & R-80 Summilux lenses
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 1998 16:00:05 -0500

At 12:31 PM 6/14/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Fellow Lugnuts,
>Is the optical formula similar with these two lenses; 
>i.e, would slides produced from these optics exhibit
>similar characteristics?

So I have been told. They are both said to have similar "character." From
what I've seen of the 80, it does have a family resemblance to the 75
Summilux. It's really hard to explain, but it's there.
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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