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View Poll Results: Who has made the best lenses?
USA 43.96%
FSU (Former Soviet Union states) 21.98%
UK   00%
Germany (within any borders) 6362.38%
France 21.98%
Italy 10.99%
Switzerland 10.99%
Czech/Slovak Republics   00%
Hungary   00%
Japan 2120.79%
China (mainland) 10.99%
China (offshore)   00%
VietNam 10.99%
Canada   00%
Brazil 10.99%
Israel   00%
Australia 10.99%
Eire 21.98%
Netherlands   00%
Other 10.99%
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03-22-2011, 04:11 AM   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by Laurentiu Cristofor Quote
Angenieux ?
And Kinoptik, Berthiot, Boyer, Darlot, Hermagis, and so many others...



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Traditionally I would give Germany the credit, Japan coming up close on the second. However, given how technological advances in previously non imaginable country like China, I do think one day they can produce respectable products. But until then, Germany and Japan would probably way forward. Will see, if the price is right with comparable quality, I can give China or Vietnam a chance.
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So wich lenses where made in The Netherlands? Anything more interesting then a pinhole-lens?
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QuoteOriginally posted by RonHendriks1966 Quote
So wich lenses where made in The Netherlands? Anything more interesting then a pinhole-lens?
Well, at one time Ron the Netherlands were cutting edge lens makers! Telescopes, microscopes, you name it, all came from there!

NaCl(you just have to take a bit of a longer view, but the Netherlands is the shoulders that everyone else stands on)H2O


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