At 02:24 PM 10/24/2009, Richard Knoppow wrote: > I've heard of this lens, perhaps you mentioned it >before, but don't know anything specific about it. Was this >a lens for the US clone of the Leica made during WW-2? >Kardan or some such name, I'm drawing a blank on it at the >moment. TT&H seems to have made the lenses for the British >copy. > Was Dechert expecting something like an Aero-Ektar?The 2/47 Ektar is quite a bit smaller than a normal LTM lens. It truly is a "dinky little bottle of a lens". The Reid camera from the UK had a choice of several lenses, but the Kardon only had the Ektar and the PAM Britar as dedicated lenses.
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