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Re: [Rollei] Rollei 80/2,8 for portrait ?



Austin

RWC is the Rapid Winding Crank, shown on p195 of
Nordin's book.

Jerry

Austin Franklin wrote:

> Hi Q.G.,
>
> > > > The squeeze-to-fold hoods are some 20 years later, available since the
> > > > mid-80's.
> > >
> > > Right, 1984...so they have been available for near 30 years.
> >
> > Almost (not quite) 20. ;-)
>
> Yes, obviously.  I posted a correction to my hideously egregious typo error
> (full well knowing you would leap on the chance to point it out)...but,
> alas...
>
> ;-/
>
> > > you're right the RWC only became standard in 1985.  Where do
> > > you find on available since the late 50's?
> >
> > I had a look in Nordin's book and its there too: "It was
> > introduced with the
> > 500 C [...]". That was in 1957.
>
> Yeah, but without a picture, we don't know what "it" really is.  I'm
> skeptical it's really a RWC...and I've never seen one.  Have you?
>
> > >  There is another one listed in
> > > Nordin, he doesn't say when it first became available, but was available
> > > until 1982.  I could check the early catalogs.
> >
> > No need. That's the one.
>
> What's the one?  There's no picture...
>
> Austin

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