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RE: [Rollei] Maybe OT - What's the oldest?

Well, that must be the wretched Praktica Super TL and I recently found a bag
of Promicrol developer by May & Baker and a roll of Agfa Isopan ISS.

So mutch for "treasures".

I still have a Contax RTS and a Gossen Sixtar. I use them both (now and

Kind regards,


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rollei  us
> [mailto:owner-rollei  On Behalf Of Bob McClelland
> Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2003 4:33 PM
> To: rollei
> Subject: [Rollei] Maybe OT - What's the oldest?
> Hi All,
> Some recent comments about old members of the RUG (yellow cans
> etc) lead me
> to wonder: what is the oldest photographic thing you possess? In order to
> keep the volume of replies down, and make it more legit, confine your
> answers to things which you personally bought brand new!
> I'll start (though I'll need to have a look around the darkroom to make
> sure) : It's probably a bottle of Johnson's AMIDOL, from around the mid
> sixties.  I've got loads of stuff I bought around that time, but
> most of it
> was second hand (like a Corfield exposure meter, boxed, with paper manual
> and everything intact!, also got a BJP annual, 1959, but that was
> bought in
> 1964!) but 2nd hand doesn't count.
> You got something more interesting, perhaps?
> regards,
> Bob
> Cornwall (U.K.)
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