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Re: [Rollei] Maybe OT - What's the oldest?
Not so bad! But in my case, the oldest Rolleiflex in the world can only be
four months older than I am.
> My Rollei. It's twice as old as I am, and works about as well as I do.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob McClelland" <bob >
> To: "rollei" <rollei
> Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2003 7:33 AM
> Subject: [Rollei] Maybe OT - What's the oldest?
> > Hi All,
> > Some recent comments about old members of the RUG (yellow cans etc) lead
> > 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
> > 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
> > 1964!) but 2nd hand doesn't count.
> > You got something more interesting, perhaps?
> > regards,
> > Bob
> > Cornwall (U.K.)
> > Urban Images: www.marscovista.com
> > Kernow Images: www.kernowimages.co.uk
> > Surfaces: www.withoutgrass.com