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>I'll stick with the "proven" knowledge that the 16, 24, 35-70, >80-200/70-210, and 500 lenses are Minolta lenses. The rest are Leica, >Zeiss, Schneider, and an Angenieux. Jim, Of course, we know the current 35 Summicron R was designed in Canada by Walter Mandler, I believe. And the 180 Apo Telyt. (Mandler). And the 90 Summicron R (Mandler) 50 Summicron R (Mandler) just to name a few, all from Canada. Not Japan. He was never a Minolta employee as far as I know, and a Leica employee from before the founding of the Midland plant. But your list is way more important. Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch Don't take life too seriously, you won't get out alive.