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Re: [Rollei] Re: Tele Rollei was Rolleikin with 3.5 Tessar
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] Re: Tele Rollei was Rolleikin with 3.5 Tessar
- From: Ferdi Stutterheim <ferdi
- Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2004 12:38:19 +0100
- References: <7885D1E5.7DE7F9A2.0D16C13D >
Yes, that is a late one. 1966 - 175, 1618 Cameras. The Rolleikin
counter was standard fitted on the early ones and was an option on
I have an early one with plane glass and three way back. Sometime
during its life it lost the Rolleikin counter and has a standard knob
Drachten, The Netherlands.
Op 10-jan-04 om 21:06 heeft TrueBadger het volgende geschreven:
> In a message dated 1/10/2004 8:40:02 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> egoldste writes:
>> GK -
>> Hmmm... I thought both types/all the Teles were rolleikin equipped.
>> My own
>> Type one from 1959 is... which Tele do you have that isn't?
>> Or perhaps I am misunderstanding... perhaps yours has the
>> counter, and you
>> don't have the kit?
>> Eric Goldstein
> Nope, no counter. Just the regular spool latches at both top and
> bottom spools. I think it's a rather late version, but this sort of
> detail isn't my forte.
> It has the ordinary pressure plate back, and not the glass plate back
> with the bump, and it also lacks the half-moons under the strap clips.
> If it helps, the viewing lens SN is 45858XX and the taking lens SN is
> 45863XX. I purchased it in the mid-seventies from Altman's in Chicago
> and was told it was about 2 years old. Except for a scratch on the
> circular tripod fitting on the bottom, it's pristine.
> I also purchased (new) an ever-ready case for it that also lacks the
> bump, This has a circular leather "knock-out" in place that can be
> reomoved to accomodate the Rolleikin counter, but it is still in
> place. I also purchased a meter and installed it, and kept the
> original center plate for the knob.
> G. King