Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/07/19

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Subject: Re: [Leica] dr summicron and m4-p
From: (Dominique PELLISSIER)
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 21:36:29 +0200

>Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 11:44:39 -0700
>From: daniel mcclenaghan <>
>Subject: [Leica] dr summicron and m4-p
>I just purchased my second leica lens for my m4-p a 50mm DR summicron. I 
>got from my local dealer here in san diego. It came with the "eyes" and 
>they seem to fit but I can't get the rangfinder images to line when i 
>focus in the near range. Is this because this lens was designed for the 
>m3 which has a greater magnification finder? any help would be 
>appreciated.also if the eyes don't work with my camera should i try to 
>find a new home for them?
I met the same problem with a m6 but not with a m3. Actually I bought the DR
and the M3 and the meter for peanuts.
There is no solution according to Leica France.
I sold the lens because the aperture ring was hard to move quickly.

Dominique Pellissier