Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/12/02

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Subject: [Leica] LTM filter
From: "Jason Hall" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 14:35:11 -0000

Aha!  Thanks Bill.

> Date: Wed, 1 Dec 1999 18:16:22 -0800
> From: "Bill Larsen" <>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] LTM Filter
> Jason Hall asked a question about a filter.  As I recall, the filter was
> marked CF which does not stand for Cloud Filter.
> I believe the CF filter is a post war filter produced by Leitz, New York .
> The CF stands for "Clear Flash" (remember in the olden days they had filament
> flash bulbs that came in clear or blue).  It was used to balance Type A
> Kodachrome when using clear flash bulbs.
> Bill