Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/11/02

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Subject: [Leica] Jupiter-11 135
From: jmaddox01 at (Jack Maddox)
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 07:16:37 -0400
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I have several Jupiter's in both leica and contax mounts. They are all 
excellent. The earlier ones from the 50's or 60's are considered to be 
the better made. After that time the quality control went south which is 
not to say that the later ones are no good.

Peter Dzwig wrote:
> picked up a Jupiter-11 135 for GBP20 this afternoon 'cos it was cheap 
> ;-)(yes, a
> LOT cheaper than an M9!) They have had good write ups down the years. 
> Anyway I
> like 135s. Lens looks pretty clean, serial number 76xxxxx, so it's late and
> probably better than earlier ones at least. Anyway I can always take it 
> back!
> Anyone any recent experiences with one?
> Peter

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