Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/07/12

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Subject: Re: Re[2]: [Leica] 50mm Summilux
From: John Collier <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 07:45:01 -0600

I am not aware of any "special" problems (such as those which plague the
skinny 90/2.8 Tele-Elmarit-M). The latest lenses with the built-in hood
focus to .7 metre while the earlier lenses only focus to 1.0 metre.

John Collier

> From: Bob Walkden <>
> I may buy one of these in the next few weeks. Besides the normal
> things to check for when buying a used lens are there any quirks or
> idiosyncracies to look out for with this one (late model) in particular?