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Re: [Rollei] yellow meta cans
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] yellow meta cans
- From: Jim Hemenway <Jim >
- Date: Sat, 03 May 2003 23:13:55 -0400
- References: <126.96.36.199.0.20030502202523.02814580 39eb0@pop-server>
I knew people in San Francisco in the late 60's who found them great for
Jim - http://www.hemenway.com
Don Williams wrote:
> At 10:20 AM 5/3/2003 +0100, you wrote:
> >Hey Dale,
> >I've still got some of those . . .
> >Cornwall (U.K.)
> I think we all do. I used to store silica gel packets in them for diving
> trips. I put one in the housing, and one in a bag with a couple rolls of
> film. Worked great.
> I think the plastic ones are probably water tight also, especially those
> semi-clear ones made by companies other than Kodak. Just as a matter of
> interest, our primary photo store saves those for folks like us who like
> the little critters since we can see what's inside.
> In the olden days, there was a rumor that if you didn't put film rolls
> (35mm and roll film) inside another container, they could be exposed on the
> edges and/or ends by sunlight. I think that was true then.
> Don Williams
> La Jolla, CA