Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/06/05

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Subject: [Leica] Question on Summilux 50 Shade
From: jbcollier at (John Collier)
Date: Sat Jun 5 07:51:29 2004
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Yes a 12586 shade will fit and it is the best for using the lens as the 
12586 shade's reverse brake design does not block the viewfinder.

John Collier

On Jun 5, 2004, at 12:14 AM, hans siddharta wrote:

> I have 1st version of Summilux 50mm.  My question is on its shade.  
> Can I
> use 12586 shade, which is for 2nd version, instead of 12521?  And I 
> think
> 12586 is cheaper than 12521.
> What other 1st version of summilux users use for the shade? is there 
> any
> aftermarket shade for this lens?  In addition to that, since I use 
> Leitz UV
> filter on the lens, there is no other options except for 12521 or 
> 12586,
> isn't it?

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