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Old 03-15-2007   #26
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I am a happy owner of this lens. It stays on my camera most all the time now. It does not collapse much, but every bit helps. I'm still looking for that rangefinder/lens combo that will let me carry without much of a camera bag.

Most of my shots have then lens stopped down close to or on F/2:
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Old 03-21-2007   #27
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Wow, what a beauty this little lens is. The one I bought from Stephen just arrived today.
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Old 03-21-2007   #28
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The last I checked, Photo Village had lowered the price to $399. I'm a bit peeved since I paid $550. It's a sweet lens though and worth every penny.
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Old 03-21-2007   #29
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Wow, what a beauty this little lens is. The one I bought from Stephen just arrived today.
Amos, I am sure you'll love this lens even more when you see the results.

I don't know why people are not more enthusiastic about this lens. Maybe it is because it is a "Limited Edition" normally sold only as a kit with the R2M/R3M. That's a shame, because it has superb resolution, nice bokeh, great color rendition and the best built quality of the whole Cosina/Voiglander range (comparable to the lenses built for Zeiss). Being collapsible makes it a perfect pocketable lens for everyday use.

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Old 03-22-2007   #30
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Here's a print:

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Old 03-22-2007   #31
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The last I checked, Photo Village had lowered the price to $399. I'm a bit peeved since I paid $550. It's a sweet lens though and worth every penny.
Yup, that's ($399) what I paid Stephen for it. He's now got it on sale too. In fact there's currently a free shipping deal if you indicate your RFF ID.

Even the lens hood is impressive. Looks to be wonderfully made.

I was worried at first if it might be difficult for me to handle because I've got large hands. However, it's certainly no worse than the 40mm/1.4, and perhaps even slightly easier to handle.
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These seem very hard to find for a good price these days huh?
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Old 07-23-2012   #33
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Just found one. Looking forward to using it on my NEX.

It´s a bit odd that the only Voigtlander 50mm lens left is the "cyclops" 50/1.1. And no, I dont count the ZMs as "Voigtländer".
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These seem very hard to find for a good price these days huh?
Just bought a silver one in an eBay auction for 325 Euros.
I´m very happy and cant wait till it drop at my front door next days...
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Old 11-01-2012   #35
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This is a superb lens. As good as it gets IMHO.
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Old 11-02-2012   #36
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This is a superb lens. As good as it gets IMHO.
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I love my 50/2 Heliar, too!


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I guess I'm missing something the only one I see is the Nickle version for $799. on CQ. And, Photo Village doesn't answer the phone nor is the web site running?
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M9-P and the CV Heliar Classic 50/2 in rural Nebraska:


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