Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/08/16

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Subject: Re: [Leica] ask for help on buying leica lens
From: Greg Coan <>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 09:17:12 -0500

Bill Satterfield

I donšt know about small items like that, but price their used lenses
against Don Chatterton and the rest.  And their grading system is
conservative, meaning even some of their "ugly" lenses are looking great.  I
got a great deal on my 28mm Elmarit there.


> I have found KEH prices to be on the high side. Check their catalog and you
> will see. They had the m take up spools listed for $70. You can get a new
> one from Leica for $50. Mint for around $30. Maybe they negotiate.
> Greg Coan wrote:
>> Nguyen, Olivier T [AMSTA-AR-CCF]
>> is one of my favorite places for used gear.
>> Greg
>>> hi everyone,
>>> Does anyone know any place that sell leica lens with decent price ?  I
>>> particularly look for 50mm summicron lens.
>>> Thank you everyone.
>>> Olivier