Why is the 42.5 F/1.2 $1600 when the Fuji 56mm F/1.2 is only $1000?

Started 7 months ago | Discussions thread
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I don't know why we keep assuming
In reply to Jim Salvas, 7 months ago

Yes it has the word Leica stamped on it and is not impossible that they charge a premium for the fashionable name alone. Therefore? Therefore we don't know.

Could be higher quality control, higher precision, smaller volume, higher wages, etc. Those explanations too are not impossible...

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