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Re: [Rollei] SL35 lenses



Marc (and all), I have a 1.4/50mm Planar lens which is Carl Zeiss, HFT, S/N
5688293.

I'm still confused about the 2-pin, 3 pin argument but this is the one that
works right on my auto-stopdown SL35Es.

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Marc James Small" <msmall  >
To: <rollei  
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2001 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: [Rollei] SL35 lenses


> At 04:57 PM 11/20/01 -0500, Rob McElroy wrote:
> >Hopefully I haven't confused the issue.  I'm only sharing what I know and
> wondering about the intricate licensing agreements and marketing
strategies
> >employed by Rollei.
>
> Rob
>
> I'm not certain just what your point was supposed to be.
>
> Zeiss licensed their designs to Rollei, who produced them where they
chose,
> Braunschweig or Singapore.  Very few are "Carl Zeiss HFT", though such are
> known to exist:  most are either Carl Zeiss or Rollei HFT, depending on
> their place of manufacture.
>
> The panoply works out along the following lines:
>
> 3.5/15 Distagon Oberkochen 1973 - 1989
> 2,8/16 F-Distagon Oberkochen 1972 - present, "Carl Zeiss HFT"
> 4/18 Distagon Oberkochen 1972 - 1992, "Carl Zeiss HFT"
> 2.8/25 Distagon Oberkochen 1972 - 1974
> 2.8/25 Distagon Rollei 1974 - 1991
> 2/28 Distagon Oberkochen 1982 - 1993, "Carl Zeiss HFT"
> 1.4/35 Distagon Oberkochen 1973 - present, "Carl Zeiss HFT"
> 2.8/35 Distagon Oberkochen 1973 - 1974
> 2.8/35 Distagon Rollei 1974 - 1988
> 1.8/50 Planar Oberkochen 1970 - 1974
> 1.8/50 Planar Rollei 1974 - present
> 1.4/50 Planar Oberkochen 1972
> 1.4/50 Planar Rollei 1972 - 1993
> 2.8/60 S-Planar Oberkochen 1983 - present, "Carl Zeiss HFT"
> 1.4/85 Planar Oberkochen 1973 - present, "Carl Zeiss HFT"
> 2.8/85 Sonnar Oberkochen 1970 - 1974
> 2.8/85 Sonnar Rollei 1974 - 1981
> 2.8/135 Sonnar Oberkochen 1973
> 2.8/135 Sonnar Rollei 1973 - 1987
> 4/135 Tele-Tessar Oberkochen 1970 - 74
> 4/135 Tele-Tessar Rollei 1974 - present
> 4/200 Tele-Tessar Oberkochen 1970 - 73
> 4/200 Tele-Tessar Rollei 1973 - 1987
> 4.5/500 Mirotar Oberkochen 1981 - 1991
> 8/1000 Tele-Tessar Oberkochen 1983 - 1994
> 5.6/1000 Mirotar Oberkochen 1981 - 1991
>
> The above has some uncertainties as to the precise dates when production
> shifted from Oberkochen to Rollei with the lenses so affected.
>
> Marc
>
>
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>
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