Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica and Pricing
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 19:31:02 -0500

At 12:14 PM 9/21/98 -0400, you wrote:

>Contax 55mm f1.2 - $5,500.00
>Leica 50mm f1.0 - $2,900.00
>Difference bullified! : )

Unfortunately for us, the Noctilux won't fit on the R8. But compare it to
the new 50mm Summilux R and the difference is $3,100. So it put's Leica
back into reasonable range, if one must have a 300 2.8/280 2.8.
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

He's not dead, He's electroencephalographically challenged.