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LHSA 2019 spring sweepstake now open

LHSA 50th Anniversary APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 in Silver Chrome pictured on an M10, and in Black Paint finish pictured on a Black Paint M2

LHSA announced their spring sweepstake: from now until June 1st you can purchase a chance to win two prizes: Leica 50th Anniversary Commemorative LHSA APO Summicron-M 50mm f/2 ASPH lens and “From the Idea to the Leica” book. The drawing for the winner will take place on June 5th, 2019. Tickets are $25 for 10 tickets […]

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Interesting: back in 1968 LHSA reported Leica rumors in their newsletter

A reader sent me an old issue of the LHSA newsletter from 1968, and yes – they also had Leica rumors back in 1968: 1968 Photokina: “Lufthansa has a 15 day tour for only $338 including 1000 Km of driving in a VW1300” Leica rumors from 1968: “Our rumor for this issue is a new […]

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Leica LHSA special edition cameras and lenses

LHSA 50th Anniversary APO-Summicron-M 50mm f/2 in Silver Chrome pictured on an M10, and in Black Paint finish pictured on a Black Paint M2

This article on the LHSA special edition cameras and lenses is by Bill Rosauer and is republished with the permission of LHSA. For additional information on the new Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens check lhsa.org. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the LHSA, and to commemorate this mile- stone, a new LHSA Special Edition […]

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Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens officially announced

The previously rumored Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens is now officially announced. The lens will unite the classic look of the legacy Summicron 50mm f/2 from 1954 with modern technology to fully exploit the contrast and resolution offered by current digital cameras. Only 500 pieces will be produced (300 black and 200 silver […]

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The new Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens listed for sale in Germany for €9,100

The new Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens is listed for sale at Meister Camera in Germany with a price tag of €9,100 (around $10,700) and it seems that it is already sold out. Additional information:

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More pictures of the new Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens

A quick update to my previous post – three more pictures of the new Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens courtesy of chi_rol_leica:

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A better picture of the new Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens

Here is a better picture of the new Leica APO-Summicron 50mm LHSA 50th anniversary lens that was published on the front cover the latest Viewfinder magazine:

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