Quote Originally Posted by Alan Gales View Post
The black paint along the edge of one of the elements is bubbling in two spots. It may have been like this for years. I was just afraid that some day it might flake off.

Right now it takes beautiful, sharp images. I got the lens cheap so I've decided to keep it.

Thanks for asking!
You told me what you paid, remember? You should be ashamed!

Don't worry about the paint, my 16 1/2" doesn't have any - I'm pretty sure it came that way from Goerz. Go over the bare spot with a sharpie if it bugs you.