Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/15

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 800mm Telyt-S f8 (Ted ??)
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 08:31:21 -0500

At 12:59 AM 8/15/98 -0400, you wrote:
> Contrary to what "you" ;-) writes - there is no 800mm f:8 Telyt-S
> There is however a 800/8 RF Rokkor-X --------------------------
> and a Leitz Wetzlar 800mm / f:6.3  Telyt-S
> The "S" stands for the SPECIAL Glass that Leitz developed. 

I didn't write f/8, but that is a good point. The Minolta 800 is f/8, is  a
mirror lens, and I see them quite often for $600 or thereabouts.
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

Eschew Obfuscation.