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Re: [Rollei] 6-element planar?

On Sun, 27 Apr 2003, Bob McClelland wrote:

> Do any of you expert and knowledgeable ruggers know when the Planar on the
> 3.5F became six element? I was reading an old (Dec 2001) AP mag in which
> Ivor Matanle writes:
> "Some late 3.5F cameras are also fitted with a six-element version of the
> 75mm f/3.5 Planar, but I have never had the chance to try one of these"
> I must admit, I thought they were ALL 6-element!

According to Prochnow the 3.5F Rolleiflex cameras beginning with 
#2.250.000 had the six element Planar. This is 3.5F model 3, so the 3.5F
model 1+2 had the five element Planar.


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