Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/07/06[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Great lens but that is too much money! I have seen 90/2AA lenses going for that much (not often mind you). $650 to $750 is more in the ball park. John Collier On Jul 6, 2004, at 11:37 AM, Jeff Sumner wrote: > I?ve the opportunity to buy a nearly unused late model (last couple of > years) 90mm Elmarit for about $950. The lens is in nearly new shape. > > Here?s the rub. I?m used to the focal length by way of the J-9 on a > Contax. > I?ve only a 50mm and 35mm for my M-6, and I?d like to get a longer lens > before I go on vacation. > > If the lens is in the almost completely unused condition, would many > on the > group pay $950 for a black Elmarit based on the extraordinary optical > performance? To be honest, I?m a bit strapped for the purchase of the > M-6. I > don?t mind getting older lenses if they?ll perform reasonably for the > money > (and am considering just going to a Hektor for the tight shots for the > price!) > > I?m not going to monkey with a J-9 LTM lens, I?ve heard too many > nightmares > with focusing and other issues.