Vintage Leica Filters

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Other than the UV filters and the polarizer, I don't think Leitz is currently selling any lens filters. I am looking for some chrome-ring 39mm filters for B&W work. Are the old original Leica filters up to modern standards, coated, etc.? Or shall I get a modern filter from the current manufacturers? I regularly see vintage Leica filters on eBay and they are sometimes bit up to stratospheric prices, depending on color. Any recommendations, tips?
 
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>Personally I feel the present day coated option from B+W & Heliopan is far more better than the older days Leitz filter... Though they can be collector item...
 
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Why don't you try the local photo swap show in your area? When shooting B&W, I use a medium yellow filter on all my lenses, and was gradually able to pick up enough for all my lenses paying no more than $10.00 each.
Happy Snaps,
 
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