Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Is it time for the new Summilux M?
From: "Logan Reinwood" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 08:41:03 -0000

>When I've read messages like those below, I wonder what Leica is going to 
>about that?! Knowing their desire to make a perfect lens, I guess, we will
>see new 50/1.4  soon!

Leica said that it would necessiatate new technology to
compute and manufacture a new 50 1.4, so they won't do that
before 2-3 years.

This was the answer of Leica, asreported in the last LHSA viewfinder, when 
fellow luggers and LHSA members asked the question to Leica engineers.

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