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Subject: Re: [Leica] ALERT- Actual Leica R lens question
From: S Dimitrov <>
Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2002 17:50:24 -0700
References: <> <020601c252cf$c4abb350$0a3aa8c0@almond>

How about $500-600 for a Summilux-R, pre-rom late model. It doesn't get
any better than that. I'm tempted to get a late model 180, pre-asph, for
an equivalent bag of change.
Slobodan Dimitrov

Will wrote:
> Kim,
> Personally I like the signature look of the Summicrons.
> Particularly with the R, I find that the transition from the
> 35mm to 50mm to 90 mm is sooooo smooth.  I know that the
> Summicron is not considered a "sexy" lens series, but it is
> a real workhorse.  In the case of the R series, it is also
> relatively inexpensive as a used lens.
> Regards, Bill Larsen
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