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C4/C44 Lenses

Subject: Re: Query: Ennalyt f1.9/50mm
                                    Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 20:06:44 -0700
                                    From: "Bryant Wetzel" 
                                    
                                    Stephan,
                                    I think that is right about the C44 and C44r, and I have Enna lens that
                                    was made for the Braun Paxette line as well. I have a Enna-Werk Munchen 
                                    Tele-Ennalyt 1:3.5 F-13.5  ( Red C ) Nr. 2635546. This lens produces pretty
                                    fair results and the construction is turned aluminum with a polished finish
                                    that is very good quality.
                                    
                                    Regards,
                                    
                                    Bryant
                                    
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                                    From: Stephen Lyons
                                    Subject: Re: Query: Ennalyt f1.9/50mm
                                    Date: Tuesday, March 17, 1998 8:50 AM
                                    
                                    >From Marc James Small
                                    > 
                                    > At 10:55 AM 3/17/98 GMT, Reg Ronaldson wrote:
                                    > >I too have an Exakta IIa but with a Ennalyt f1.9/50mm lens. It was made
                                    by 
                                    > >ENNA Munchen. Has anyone info on this lens and it's manufacturer? TIA.
                                    > 
                                    > 
                                    > ENNA is a small optical house which made a lot of middle-line lenses for
                                    > LTM, M42, and Exakta in the 1950's and 1960's.  Their lenses were the
                                    > regular lens line for the British Corfield LTM clones, though marked with
                                    > the Corfield lens:  this Ennalyt 1.9/50 is identical to the "Lumax" of
                                    the
                                    > same specification, I believe.
                                    > 
                                    
                                    I may be wrong, but I seem to recall this firm as also being the source of
                                    the interchangable lenses furnished for the Argus C44 & C44R models. 
                                    
                                    

Subject: Re: Argus/Enna
                                    Date: Wed, 18 Mar 1998 00:02:50 -0500
                                    From: Marc James Small
                                    
                                    At 08:45 PM 3/17/98 -0800, you wrote:
                                    >Could you lead me to more informaion on Enna.   Or tell me more about
                                    >what you know
                                    
                                    They were a relatively small optical concern in Germany which produced some
                                    relatively fine lenses, given their small size.  They produced a range of
                                    lenses for the Corfield cameras and for the later Argus cameras.  
                                    
                                    They DID make the 1.5/85 Lithagon which I used to own but, stupidly, sold.
                                    Ah, well.  Someday, I'll meet another...
                                    
                                    Best,
                                    
                                    Marc
                                    
                                    
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