Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Summicron-M 50mm Vintange 1966
From: "onetreehillclw" <>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 22:06:34 -0600
References: <>

I have two 50/f2 from 1956 and one from
1979(sharpest on right??). Both lenses are just as sharp or better
than the current ones( i have tried two new ones). Never have a
problem with image quality, remember to use a shade.

Chris Williams

From: "goldframe" <>
To: "Leica-Users-Group-List" <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 7:30 PM
Subject: [Leica] Summicron-M 50mm Vintange 1966

> I'm considering an old but good condition Summicron-M 50mm - serial number
> list shows this lens would have been made in 1966.  From what I've read
> optics are good but would the lack of modern coatings make USING this lens
> detrimental to image quality?
> Thanks - gold

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