Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Advise wanted re 400mm
From: "Ken Iisaka" <ken@iisaka.org>
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2001 10:54:19 -0800
References: <21.7472523.27b6e37d@aol.com>

Doug?  Mr. telyt@compuserve.com...

> My hunt for a long telephoto continues and I have located 2 lenses at
Ffordes
> here in the UK. They are both 400mm f6.8 Telyt (one mint- and one Exc++)
and
> both around the 575 ($830) mark. Does anyone have any experience or
opinions
> of this lens. There is also a 2x converter at around the 300 ($435) mark.
My
> alternatives are more expensive combinations of either 250mm or 350mm plus
a
> converter if I want.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Gerry
>
> Gerry Walden (UK)
> Tel: (0)23 8046 3076
> Fax: (0)23 8034 8542
>

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