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Re: [Rollei] Why the 6-element lens for 3.5Fs

Kotsinadelis, Peter (Peter) wrote:

> Was the Tessar for the 'blad any good? Better than the Ektar lenses they
> were using?

I was asking the very same question on the HUG, to find out if it would
"pay" cleaning the Zeiss-Opton Tessars, or if i would be better of using my

One answer i received there so far said that there is no difference between
the two.

In a conversation off-list i was told that the early (1951-1953)
"Zeiss-Opton Tessars", contrary to later (post October 1953) "Zeiss
Tessars", had very poor QC and quite inconsistent quality. They could be
quite good. They could be quite bad.