Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/07/05

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Subject: RE: [Leica] OT: (kind of) Voightlander 90mm?
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2000 10:21:54 -0400

Just how superior was the M body to the Hexar, and superior how- in what

B. D.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Craig
> Roberts
> Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2000 10:09 AM
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> Subject: Re: [Leica] OT: (kind of) Voightlander 90mm?
> Michael asked: "Anyone on the LUG have any insider info on whether or not
> Voightlander WILL be releasing an LTM 90mm in the near future?"
> I haven't a clue, but it prompts a question of my own.
> Given that M-lenses allegedly work with the Konica Hexar RF body...has
> anyone tried the Konica 90mm f2.8 (or the 28mm f2.8)? on an M body?
> The June issue of the UK's "Practical Photography" magazine features a
> "shootout" among the M6, the Konica Hexar RF and the Voigtlander Bessa-R.
> The Leica body was superior, of course, but...according to the
> reviewer...the lenses were amazingly similar.
> Craig
> Boston

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