Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/01/15

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Subject: [Leica] Elmar 50mm f2.8 thoughts/opinions
From: at (Douglas M. Sharp)
Date: Sat Jan 15 15:50:50 2005
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Might be worth asking Z?rkend?rfer,
They did modify CV 12mm and 15mm ultra wides to mount on  a Contax G.
The company is small enough to do specials.

Phong wrote:
>>I'm still hoping to see this lens released in LTM as well as the 
>>4th generation 35 Summicron.
>>I believe both lenses would sell very well.
> Not sure about that;  as I recall Leica had a hard time 
> selling that LTM  edition (50/2, 50/1.4 and 35/2 Asph).
> They'll be gun shy to do it again.
> What we need is someone enterprising enough,
> crazy enough, enough of Leica fan and connoisseur,
> and with pockets deep enough to make a special order.
> Do you know any one ?  :-)   I actually can think of
> one on the LUG.
> - Phong
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