Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/01/27

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Subject: [Leica] Fedka
From: hey_eyni at (Annie ...)
Date: Fri Jan 27 01:24:56 2006

Thanks Rob.

I'm looking for a J-3 and j-9 in EXC condition though.  Fedka doesn't have 
it at the moment.
Next time perhaps.


>From: Rob McClure <>
>Reply-To: Leica Users Group <>
>To: Leica Users Group <>
>Subject: Re: [Leica] Fedka
>Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 22:21:13 -0500
>I'm not Daniel or pswango, but the link is  I bought one of 
>the $35 Elmar copies from him and second the comments that the optics are 
>really fine, though the finish is a little rough to say the least.  My 
>brother has bought lots of stuff from Fedka and has been pleased.
>Rob McClure
>Upper Sandusky, OH
>On Jan 25, 2006, at 1:04 PM, Annie ... wrote:
>>Hi Daniel and pswango,
>>Can you send me the Fedka link as well please?
>>>Reply-To: Leica Users Group <>
>>>To: (LUG)
>>>Subject: [Leica] Fedka
>>>Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 17:31:58 +0000
>>>Daniel, thanks for the Fedka link.  I just ordered one of the Elmar 
>>>copies for $35.  I already have one of them but despite its optical 
>>>excellence, it is one of the worst finished pieces of junk I've ever 
>>>seen.  It's actually labeled "Leitz Elmar" on the front.  The one I've 
>>>ordered is supposed to be a later and better finished product.  The guy 
>>>has some interesting stuff for sale.  His prices are a little higher than 
>>>buying direct from FSU sites, as you said, but he seems responsible and 
>>>honest.  I'll post sample pictures when I get the lens.
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

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