Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/25

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Which caps for a 35MM Summilux?
From: Marc Attinasi <>
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2001 00:15:49 -0800
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Thanks for the synopsis! I overheard somebody mention that a pre-ASPH 35
summilux, the one with the Series 7 filters in the hood, could fit the current
35 ASPH summicron hood and hence hood cap. Any idea if there is truth to this?
It would be nice to have a hood that capped for my 35 summilux...

- - marc

John Collier wrote:

> It would help if you could tell us which 35/1.4 Summilux you have. The
> current rear lens cap (14269) will work on all of the versions. The two
> early versions of the Summilux 35 (E41 and series 7 in hood) takes an A42
> slip-on front cap (the currently available 14268 will do nicely though there
> are many earlier versions all with different numbers). The 35/1.4 Aspherical
> and the 35/1.4 Asph take a rather ill fitting E46 clip-in front cap (14231).
> There are three versions of the hood:12587 (Aspherical), 12588 (early Asph)
> and 12589 (current Asph) which take the hood caps 14013, 14039 and 14040
> respectively.
> I think that covers it but knowing Leica, probably not...
> John Collier
> > From: "Trent B. Terry" <>
> >
> > I am the new owner of a 35MM Summilux, san caps.  Can someone please
> > tell me which caps fit and where I might find them.  Many thanks
> >
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