Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/07/02

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Subject: RE: [Leica] 24mm M view finder
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 1999 09:15:09 +0100

>Dr. Blacktape (Yes, the name has been legally changed)feels compelled to
>comment on all the excitement about the cheap new 15 and 25 mm screwmount
>Why not buy a 25 and finder instead of a Leica 24 and finder at at least
>three times the price? Several reasons, but the most obvious is that while
>the inexpensive 25 may be a reasonably good lens, it is not rangefinder


so these are basically 'depth-of-field-scale focussing' lenses? there will
be no visible rangefinder alignment in the viewfinder when focussing? has
any one using either of these two lenses found this to be a
problem/advantage in any way?

guy (who's embarrassed to admit he hadn't thought about this!)