Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] FS: Summicron-M 28mm f/2.0 ASPH.
From: "Julian Thomas" <>
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2001 18:14:09 +0100
References: <>

I think the only cure is to donate all your leicas to me - I'll even pay

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Dr. Joseph Yao" <>
To: "Leica User Group" <>
Sent: Saturday, February 24, 2001 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] FS: Summicron-M 28mm f/2.0 ASPH.

> on 24/2/01 10:38 PM, Julian Thomas at wrote:
> > Any chance of them introducing a summilux version so that the s/h market
> > will be flooded with summicrons? Is it really shorter and less intrusive
> > than the elmarit?
> >
> > Julian
> No chance at all, I fear!  Since Nikon already has a 28/1.4, Leica would
> like to offer something similar unless it has an aspheric element.  But
> making a 28/1.4 ASPH would be too expensive to worth the effort, hence no
> lens, no chance....  After all, they do not want to lose money on a lens
> they are incapable of making. ;-)
> Joseph <- becoming more cynical everyday....

Replies: Reply from "Tim Spragens" <> (Re: [Leica] FS: Summicron-M 28mm f/2.0 ASPH.)
In reply to: Message from "Dr. Joseph Yao" <> (Re: [Leica] FS: Summicron-M 28mm f/2.0 ASPH.)