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Subject: [Leica] OT Hasselblad XPan II Questions
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Sat Sep 4 06:33:24 2004

On 3/19/04 2:00 PM, "Henning Wulff" <> wrote:

> At 1:43 PM -0800 3/19/04, Mark Rabiner wrote:
>> On 3/17/04 8:40 PM, "GREG LORENZO" <> wrote:
>>>  I asked about the original Xpan some time ago on the Lug and
>>> received a number
>>>  of responses suggesting among other things that the finish on this
>>> equipment
>>>  (cameras and lenses) wore right before your eyes with just minimal 
>>> useage.
>>>  Anyone have any thoughts, based upon experience with the Xpan II, as to
>>>  whether things had improved any? Any other thoughts also appreciated.
>>>  Regards,
>>>  Greg
>>>  --
>>>  To unsubscribe, see
>> I'd kill for one.
>> Love them panoramics. Wish the format on this on was not quite so wide.
>> This new camera looks twice as cool as the before.
>> Seems like an ideal thing I've always wanted being able to change in the
>> middle of the role expect the glass is ok but not something you'd want to
>> bring home to meet mom.
>> Mark Rabiner
>> Photography
>> Portland, Oregon
> The glass is exceptional. Leica or Zeiss could be proud to have their
> names on it.
> Unfortunately, of course, the prices reflect that.

45mm f4.0 XPan $543.00

90mm f4.0 XPan (49mm filter size) $657.00

Sounds like the price of Linhof lens caps.
Or Leica glass with old finger print.

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon


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