Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/02/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] filter size for leica lens 180mm
From: Marc James Small <>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 20:58:00 -0500

At 08:12 PM 2/18/02 -0500, olivier nguyen wrote:
>how do you take the ring on the front end of the hood off?
>by the way, i have leica SERIE VIII filter ( this is how it write on the 
>filter ring) and it does not have any threat also much smaller than the lens 
>anyone know what is going on here? the cap of the lens say 78mm in diameter. 
>  should i try 77mm and screw it into the hood without remove the ring ?
>please help.  I am in angry here. :)) about to smatch both of my lenses

I suspect you are missing the ring to hold the Series VIII (in German,
'Serie VIII') filter in place.  I suspect you would need the 67mm
Leitz/Leica ring, part number 14264.

Marc  FAX:  +276/343-7315
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