Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Lens Questions: thank you! Now, about wideangle....
From: S Dimitrov <>
Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2001 20:36:11 -0800
References: <>

Any experience with the Orion-15?


Marc James Small wrote:

> At 11:30 AM 1/3/2001 -0800, Adam Bridge wrote:
> >But these lenses are, ahem, pricey. Because I don't need the latest and
> greatest I'm wondering if you have thoughts about what to look for in a
> good used lens.
> I would suggest a 2.8/35 Jupiter-12, a Russian clone of the Carl Zeiss Jena
> Biogon (first version) of even specification.  These can be had for $100 or
> so in the US.  They are in LTM, so you will need an adapter to mate them
> with an M camera, and an auxiliary VF if you are using an M3 or late M6
> with the higher-magnification VF.
> Marc
>  FAX:  +540/343-7315
> Cha robh bas fir gun ghras fir!

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