"Crossed X" 50mm 1.7 and 70-210 "Beercan"

Started Feb 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
StayClassy
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Re: "Crossed X" 50mm 1.7 and 70-210 "Beercan"
In reply to jimrpdx, Feb 12, 2013

jimrpdx wrote:

Excellent deal however the XX is written - good catch for two great lenses! I heard that Exxon jumped on the Minolta crossed-X design pretty swiftly and forced it to change, but that could be an Internet rumor.

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I head the same rumor; glad to know that it was a good catch! Both lenses have the Exxon "X" print on them

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