Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/03/16

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Adapters for other cameras/lenses
From: Stephen Gandy <>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 13:52:23 -0800

yep,  from my site.

Stephen Gandy

Kip Babington wrote:

> There were several adapters offered recently on Ebay to allow mixing and matching
> Leica and other equipment.  The one I wanted was a Nikon to Visoflex tube, that
> would allow a Nikon body to be put on a Visoflex lens or, more usefully for me, on a
> Visoflex/bellows setup to allow more convenient metering and/or TTL flash (I don't
> have, and don't want, an M6 TTL, but I do have some Nikon bodies).  The only one
> that sold was one to put Leica R lenses on a Leica M body, at $180.  None of the
> others met the (unstated) reserve.
> I have a recollection of seeing these adapters written up somewhere in the last year
> or so (probably Shutterbug) or maybe it was just an advertisement.  Does anyone know
> where these things might be available for sale, as compared to the one at a time
> process of Ebay?  They do not look homemade, so presumably they're being produced
> somewhere.
> Thanks for any info.
> Cheers,
> Kip