Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/05/29

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Subject: [Leica] For Sale Nikon Items
From: charcot at (charcot)
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 13:39:22 -0600
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Anyone intersted in posting pics of their work space so we can see who  
is THE most productive in the Least amount of space.  I volunteer to  
start it off - once home I will post pics of the "nerve center" for  
Light Leak Photography.

ernie nitka
On May 29, 2009, at 1:30 PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:

> I use one. I think of it as my Leica lens which says Nikon on it.
> They don't make it any more it costs them too much money. (1994-2006)
> They don't make the Hammer crinkle finish any more cost them too  
> much money.
> Its a gorgeous lens with all kinds of Aspherics and rare for Nikon  
> glass
> types. It was in its time almost Leica priced.
> And is sold now used all kinds of money.
> It was much cheaper to have bought this lens new.
> I paid $1700 in 2003 for mine and would expect to be able to get as  
> much
> Rudner here is asking; though I'd never sell it for any reason ever..
> There is no motor in it so it makes the robot noise when you AF it.
> Canon came out with a 24 1.4 to compete with it. It didn't I don't  
> think
> compete with it all that well. Its not talked about in hushed  
> reverent tones
> like the nikon is.
> So its one of the few modern Nikon collectors items.
> But is bought I'm sure to shoot with not have on a shelf.
> I shot this whole thing with it.
> All at 1.4 from bright snow to dark garage with flames shooting.
> Hours of shooting all with that one lens.
> Check out Rockwell's Blurb on it
> Mark William Rabiner
>> From: Slobodan Dimitrov <s.dimitrov at>
>> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
>> Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 15:29:10 -0700
>> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
>> Subject: Re: [Leica] For Sale Nikon Items
>> That must be some extraordinary lens, as one on ebay is going for
>> $1055 less!
>> S.d.
>> On May 28, 2009, at 3:06 PM, lawrence rudner wrote:
>>> 28 F1.4 D            EX    3,750.00
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