Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 39mm FLD Filter??
From: Joe Berenbaum <>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 01:48:19 +0000

At 03:30 PM 1/14/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Anyone know where to get 39mm (and other) Leica FLD or 30 Magenta and
>also 81C and EF?  At least four FLDs needed (3 of us in same
>There is one 39mm filter in SD and it a UV of course to sell with a new
>Leica.  Not even Nikon is stocked.  Pathetic.  Of course, there's only 6
>million people in San Diego/Tijuana.  I guess the good camera stores are
>only in big towns.  Once a store clerk said to one of my requests: "No
>one's ever asked for that before."  I said, " yes, they have.  I've
>asked you myself twice before."  No answer.  The largest store in town
>yesterday didn't have an 81B or C in any size.  They only carry selected
>filters, except for Cokin, of course.

It is possible to get all these filters and virtually all conceivable sizes
from B+W and probably also from Heliopan. If you call whoever distributes
them they should be able to supply them. Most of my 39mm filters are those
two makes.

Joe Berenbaum