Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/08/14

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Subject: [Leica] Re:Lens advice, too pretty to use?
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Mon Aug 14 05:32:31 2006
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True, but get that 135/f4 Elmar in a LTM and then you have a collector.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeffery Smith" Subject: RE: [Leica] Lens advice, too pretty to use?

> Here in the US, you can get an "Excellent" grade lens like that from our
> most conservative seller (KEH, whose "Good" lenses look more like "Mint"
> me) for about $500. The 135/4 Tele-Elmar is, as you mentioned, not the
> coveted of Leica lenses (ranking right up there with the 50/1.5 Summarit).
> If you got it for about $500, use it. You may grow old looking for a
> collector who wants to show off his mint 135/4 at a Leica convention. ;-)
> Jeffery Smith
> New Orleans, LA

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