Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Hasselblad XPAN
From: Alan Ball <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 11:12:39 +0200

I also find the posts and the release very credible and quite exciting.
Were you at the press conference yourself ? If not, what are your
sources to confirm this ?

Friendly regards
Brussels-Belgium wrote:
> The Hasselblad XPAN is *not* a hoax. There has been a press conference and it
> will be unveiled publicly at Photokina. It is a JV between Fuji and Hasselblad.
> 45 and 90mm lenses initially but more to follow. Manual rangefinder but auto
> everything else w/manual override. Will cost under 1000 UK Pounds with 45mm
> lens.