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[OM] Re: Attention 35 mm shift owners need your advice

Subject: [OM] Re: Attention 35 mm shift owners need your advice
From: hiwayman@xxxxxxx (Walt Wayman)
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 05:49:30 +0000
My 1016xx has the same front ring as your 1009xx, lacks the greenish 
reflections I see in some other, newer Zuikos, says "LENS MADE IN JAPAN" around 
the mount, and has nothing written on the inside.

Walt

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 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Jeff Keller" <jrk_om@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> 
> I don't see any difference in the bodies. The front lens ring is the only 
> difference that I see
> 
> OLYMPUS OM-SYSTEM ZUIKO SHIFT 1:2.8 f=35mm 1009xx
> OLYMPUS OM-SYSTEM ZUIKO SHIFT 35mm 1:2.8 1108xx Japan
> 
> The higher serial number lens has a greenish colored reflection that I don't 
> see on the other. I'm looking at them under incandescent lights so the 
> actual colors I see would change under daylight.
> 
> -jeff
> 
> 
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: Olaf Iwert <oiwert@xxxxxxx>
> 
> Dear 35mm shift owners, I need your advice :
> 
> How can I recognize whether it is the first or the later version of the
> shift lens ?
> I am asking this because although being a blacknose lens I saw that it
> might not necessarily comply with the 'normal' rules of engraving on the
> silver ring next to the bajonett mount.
> Any possible identificaton by serial number ?
> 
> Please reply offline to
> oiwert@xxxxxxx
> 
> 
> Thanks in advance
> Olaf Iwert (the second Iwert on the list)
> 
>
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