Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/13

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Subject: [Leica] Leitz CL repair question
From: Nicholas Hartmann <>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 1999 09:57:17 -0600

Christopher Nauta wrote:

>> Last week I purchased a leitz-minolta CL with a 40/2 rokkor at a local
camera store for 50$. <<

Consider yourself fortunate that you've acquired a really nice M-mount lens
for about 20% of what it ordinarily costs! The 40 Rokkor is a nice sharp
lens, and on the M6, at least, the coverage of a 40-mm lens at infinity
corresponds almost exactly to the "35-mm" framelines in the finder. I'm no
fan of the CL, so in your position I would just junk the camera and use the

- -- Nick

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