Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/30

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: [Leica] Re: 50 mm f/1.4
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 16:14:05 -0800
References: <>

At 05:39 PM 1/30/01 -0500, Wilber Jeffcoat wrote:
>Spoke with Leica rep this past summer. His comment was that there is "No"
>difference between M and R glass. Said that is straight from Germany. This
>should start world war three.
>Cheers Wilber

The "glass" is the same. From either Hoya or Schott. Right out of the glass
catalogs. It's the lens formula, aspherics or not, retrofocus design (R) or
not, manufacturing control, etc. that separate the men from the boys.

Several stellar new R lenses. 19, 28, 50/1.4, 100 APO, 180 APO, 280 APO, etc.

Several stellar new M lenses. 21 ASPH, 24 ASPH, 35 ASPH, 90 APO ASPH, 135 APO.


Replies: Reply from Jim Brick <> ([Leica] Re: Re: 50 mm f/1.4)
Reply from Marc James Small <> (Re: [Leica] Re: 50 mm f/1.4)
Reply from "Margaret Jeffcoat" <> (Re: [Leica] Re: 50 mm f/1.4)
In reply to: Message from Mark Cohen <> (Re: [Leica] 50 mm f/1.4)