Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/03/18

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Subject: [Leica] Re:
From: Tim Franklin <>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 13:36:28 +0000

on 18/3/02 3:19 am, F G at wrote:

> Hi,
> i just bought a summicron 35/2 w eyes, sn#1781327.
> How can i tell if it's 8 element or ?

Read a decent book on Leica!  ;O)

Your lens is a 1960 made example. According to the sources I checked, the
first version 35 'cron is an 8 element in 6 groups lens. The second type
from 1969 has 6 elements. HTH

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