Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/01/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] "The 50-Year Summicron" Leica commemorative Summicron-M 50mm f/2
From: Martin Howard <>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 14:51:51 -0800

Kit McChesney wrote on behalf of Leica USA:

> "I am very pleased to announce the introduction of the M 50mm f/2.0 50 
> Year
> Summicron. [...] The anniversary version of the LEICA SUMMICRON-M 50mm 
> f/2.0 comes in an
> exclusive box with an embossed print of the technical detail of the 
> lens and
> is supplied with a clip-on type metal hood in the classic design, a
> protection against stray light as well as possible mechanical damage. 
> The
> lens is delivered with a metal lens cap with an embossing of the Leica 
> logo;
> also included is a plastic lens cap as well, also embossed with the 
> Leica
> logo."

Whoopie.  Another meaningless collectors item from Leica.

M. (who's looking forward to whatever Cosina might present at the PMA)

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