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Re: [Rollei] Film washing technique



David

I have accumulated quite a few of those old screw-top film cans.

Are they worth anything?

Jerry

David Seifert wrote:

> Dale,
>
> I remember the metal film cans with yellow screw tops.  As I recall they
> were actually gasketed and relatively moisture proof.
>
> I actually do remember real hypo too, just having a little fun.
>
> Best,
>
> David (not so young anymore either)
>
> At 11:44 PM 5/2/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> >You know how to make a middle ageed life long photographer feel very old
> >with that comment. My first time printing I used Sodium Hyposulfate and
> >not Sodium Thiosulfate.  But then I also used Kodak products in cans. My
> >favorite was the yellow metal caps on the 35mm film can, none of the
> >plastic stuff.
> >
> >Dale
> >
> >
> >>   Hypo is slang for the active agent in fixer which is currently Sodium
> >> Thiosulfate.  Way back when these things were getting their nicknames
> >> fixers used Sodium Hyposulfate.  Or so I have been told by those who
> >> claim to remember <g>.
> >
> >
>
> Best Regards,
>
> David Seifert
> dseifert  

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