Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/12/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Elmarit 90 R/Reflections
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 1998 09:49:51 -0600

>If everyone loves this lens so much, why has Leica discontinued it?

A replacement is on the way? :-) If you get all the quality with a 90
Summicron R APO ASPH (given that it will some day make an appearance), and
it's a compact lens, why bother with a marginally smaller lens that isn't
as good optically? 
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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