Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/25

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Subject: [Leica] Re:135mm f/2.8 lens for M camera
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 18:28:55 -0400

If this lens is actually as you describe (no goggles and not an R lens) the
it is either a rare (very rare) lens or it has been hacked up by someone.

Ken Wilcox

At 5:48 -0500 3/25/1, a fine scholar, wrote:

>I have a chance to buy a mint 135 f/2.8 lens, manufactured in Wetzlar, at a
>very attractive price.  I would use it on my M6.  The lens is the non-goggled
>I read the archives and saw very little commentary about this lens.  Most of
>the commentary and many superlatives referred to the f/4.0 versions of the
>I'd like input on the 135/2.8.  Is it not considered to be one of Leica M's
>better lenses in the 135 mm category?
>Any input would be greatly appreciated.
>Thanks in advance.

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