Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/30

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Subject: [Leica] Best R lenses from 24 to 50 or wider
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 1998 03:56:00 -0500

At 06:57 PM 8/29/98 +0000, you wrote:

>Is the 19 that much better than the old 21/4 (if you have had any
>experience with that lens)?

Yep, way better. For one thing, it's a true Leica lens. The 21 is a
Schneider lens. (Not that there's anything wrong with that, they make great
lenses). It had a very Leica-like character, as it should. It's also a very
new formula, whereas the 21 goes back quite a long way.
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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