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Subject: [Leica] Zeiss Ikon Photo Shift
From: leicaluvr at (Tom Schofield)
Date: Wed Jan 12 15:14:57 2005
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Do you have a price on the 15mm 2.8?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joseph Yao" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 1:21 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Zeiss Ikon Photo Shift

> on 13/1/05 3:38 am, Bill Marshall at wrote:
>> Richard said that he would consider it if it were "significantly smaller
>> than the 90/2.8AA." Given that, this is not the lens for him. The 85/2 is
>> longer & heavier than the 90/2AA and takes a bigger filter.
> Both the Leica APO Summicron M 90/2.0 ASPH and the forthcoming Zeiss 
> Sonnar
> 85/2.0 ZM take 55mm filters.  The Zeiss Distagon 15/2.8 ZM takes 72mm
> filters.
> The Distagon is the fatter but shorter lens, and also lighter (370g) than
> the Sonnar (450g)  The APO Summicron M 90/2.0 ASPH is heavier still at 
> 500g.
> The Sonnar is the longer lens though at 83mm, whereas the APO Summicron is
> slightly shorter at 78mm.
> Joseph
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