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: langeratcarleton at (Mark Langer)
Date: Thu Apr 6 06:22:48 2006
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If you want a bargain alternative, just get a Rollei 35 SE.  I love the
Sonnar on that, and the entire camera is cheaper than the new Rollei 40mm


On 4/5/06, GREG LORENZO <> wrote:
> 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 cap.
> 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.
> Regards,
> Greg
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Replies: Reply from raimo.m.korhonen at (Raimo K) ([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)