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Re: [Rollei] series 6? (was 'Must Haves' for any TLR user?)



Rollei did make a push on to Bay 1 adapter as well as a Bay 1 to push on 
adapter. The push on bit either fit, or was the same as, the Rollei TLRs 
without bayonets.

todd

Richard Knoppow wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bob McClelland" <bob  >
> To: <rollei  
> Sent: Sunday, May 11, 2003 10:37 AM
> Subject: Re: [Rollei] series 6? (was 'Must Haves' for any
> TLR user?)
> 
> 
> 
>>Forgive my ignorance, but what is a series 6?  (Enquiring
> 
> minds like to
> 
>>know. . . :-)
>>
>>regards,
>>Bob
>>Cornwall (U.K.)
>>
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>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "John Lehman" <al7jj  >
>>To: <rollei  
>>Sent: Sunday, May 11, 2003 5:22 PM
>>Subject: [Rollei] 'Must Haves' for any TLR user?
>>
>>
>>blah blah . . .
>>
>>
>>>A Bay-2 to series-6 adapter
>>
>>blah blah.
>>
> 
> 
>    Series 6 is a _size_ of filter. I think the series sizes
> were originated by Kodak. I don't know when this system
> originated but it was certainly in general use by the
> mid-1930s.
>   I have somewhere data on the dimensions of series size
> filters. They were/are made in both threaded and
> non-threaded type. Most were non-threaded types meant for
> use in push-on adaptors, which BTW, will also take the
> threaded variety.
>   The adaptor being asked about is one allowing push-on
> filters to be used on the Rollei bayonet mounting system.
> This allows the use of any filter of the right size on the
> camera with only a single adaptor. I have one for Bay-I (is
> it? for Automats) cameras.
>   I don't think Rollei ever offered such an adaptor but some
> filter manufacturers did.
> ---
> Richard Knoppow
> Los Angeles, CA, USA
> dickburk  
> 
> 

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