Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 35 Viewfinder Question
From: John Collier <>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 16:58:29 -0700

The Voigtina finder is great optically but not much eye relief. Eye glass
users might not be that happy with it. I would sell my Voigtina finder and
buy the Leica one if I could find a user under $400US! No luck yet.

John Collier

> From: "Jay Burleson" <>
> I am in need of a 35mm viewfinder.
> I donít need a Leica one, but I would use one if it were demonstrably
> better.
> Also, I donít want to wait for months to try and find some oddball brand.
> So, what can the collective tell me about the good/bad of the Voigtlander
> finders as compared to the Leica?
> Items like brightness, build quality, and most importantly, frame line
> accuracy.
> I will be using it with a 35 Summicron pre-asph.

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