Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/28

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Subject: [Leica] Rigid Summar
From: nicholsj at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Tue Sep 28 14:48:58 2004


My 1955 version of the Leica Manual by Morgan & Lester makes no mention of
the "rigid" Summar, so it must be fairly rare.  What is so special about
the "look" of the lens?

Jim Nichols

> [Original Message]
> From: Dan Colucci <>
> To: Leica Users Group <>
> Date: 9/28/2004 4:32:41 PM
> Subject: [Leica] Rigid Summar
> I just bought me a rigid summar...I have always wanted to play with one
and have been fascinated with the physical "look" of the lens itself...
> anyone have any in-depth info on the rigid beyond it was only produced in
small numbers ?
> thanks
> Dan