[OM] Re: Another unknown Zuiko-OM lens?

Subject: [OM] Re: Another unknown Zuiko-OM lens?
From: Richard Man <richard-lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 02:41:37 -0700
Nah, I agree with Fabio, the 35/2 shown cannot be the same as the 
production ones, as the front element of the shipping one bulges out. 
Very distinctive profile.

At 02:11 AM 9/5/2008, Moose wrote:
>The difference from prototype to production design may be nothing more
>than a decision to standardize the filter thread on all the new f2
>lenses at 55mm.
>A good decision, too, if the past expressed opinions of those on this
>list are any indication.
>Fabio Fiorellato wrote:
> > Hi list,
> >
> > I was just browsing the wonderful Olympus wallpapers set available on the
> > olympus.co.jp site, when something strange caught my attention in this pic:
> >
> > 
> http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/fun/wallpaper/camera/dl.cfm?id=117&type_id=4&la=en
> <http://www.olympus.co.jp/jp/fun/wallpaper/camera/dl.cfm?id=117&type_id=4&la=en>
> >
>Nice catch!
> > It shows the wideangle lenses that were available for our beloved 
> OMs back in the good ol' days,
>That depends on when the good old days were. The F2 wide angles, 50/2
>and 90/2 macros and 100/2 are all relatively late lenses, from the
>perspective of one who started with an OM-1 in about 1974. They all have
>55mm filter threads.

// richard (This email is for mailing lists. To reach me directly, 
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