Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M camera parts now a long rant.
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2001 12:05:20 -0400
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At 10:48 AM 10/20/01 -0400, B. D. Colen wrote:
>Cosina's lenses are hardly in the sorta good class. They are, in fact,
>in the excellent class. As good as the newest Leica lenses? No. But if
>one believes Erwin The Great, and others, a number of the Cosina lenses
>are as good or better than some of their Leica counterparts from the 60s
>and 70s - which, I would bet, the majority of LUGers use. And they are
>sure as hell better than the - by today's standards - junk from the 40s
>and early 50s that many people shoot with.


Erwin evaluates the Cosina lenses as substantially better than you
indicate.  You might want to read his evaluations.

Marc  FAX:  +540/343-7315
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