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Old 03-09-2014   #15
Erik van Straten
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Originally Posted by Richard G View Post
I would like to clean the back of the front element of my Leica II's 11 o'clock Nickel Elmar but I can't find any detailed instructions on how to remove it. There is a featureless brass ring which seems to hold it in place. Without the perfect tool for attempting to rotate that I am sure I am better not touching it.
Look for a rubber stopper with the same diameter if the brass retaining ring on the front has no holes or notches in it.

If this doesn't work have the lens cleaned by a competent repairman.

Erik.
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