Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/06

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Subject: [Leica] Rollei 40/2.8 Sonnar Lens in LTM
From: mrvolvo at (Randy Holst)
Date: Thu Apr 6 05:44:43 2006
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Does anyone know if this lens has anything in common with the 40/f2.8 
Sonnar on my little Rollei 35S camera?  It is certainly a good 
performer, even if the camera is a bit clumsy to use.

Randy Holst
Boise, Idaho


>I picked up a Rollei 40mm lens in LTM which arrived while I was out of 
>town. Haven't shot a roll with it yet but I see it is labled as 'Made in 
>Germany' (& not Japan). The build quality seems first rate (i.e. very Leica 
>like). It comes in a green box with a hard leather case and Leica M Mount 
>adapter. The lens includes a small built-in hood and front and rear lens 
>I believe Rollei made the mistake of assuming that any lens built for Leica 
>cameras should sell for Leica prices. 
>I find a modern lens in LTM a big advantage as I can use it on my LTM 
>cameras. More to come when I get back a developed and scanned roll.
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

Replies: Reply from nickbroberts at (Nick Roberts) ([Leica] Rollei 40/2.8 Sonnar Lens in LTM)
In reply to: Message from gregj.lorenzo at (GREG LORENZO) ([Leica] Rollei 40/2.8 Sonnar Lens in LTM)