Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/19

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Subject: RE: [Leica] bubbles in lenses
From: Paul Chefurka <>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 11:04:29 -0700

I've got a current 28, 35/2, 50/2 and 90/2 - they're all bubble-free.  So
were my previous 35 non-Asph and 90/2.8  Makes me think that glass-making
technology just may have advanced over the years.  Now the lenses not only
see good, they look good too!

Paul Chefurka

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Takeshi Hashimoto []
>Sent: Friday, May 19, 2000 9:39 AM
>Subject: [Leica] bubbles in lenses

>Has anybody noticed the presence or absence of bubbles in 
>Leica lenses lately. They used to be quite common. Of curse, 
>the presence of a bubble in no way indicates a defect...on the 
>contary, I've owned thee different 50mm Summilux-R lenses. the 
>best one had a rather large bubble.