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Old 1st January 2020, 10:54 AM
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Old 2nd January 2020, 08:05 AM
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Thanks for all your welcomes. Currently using my daughter's 500N but a friend has his late father's Nikon he says I can borrow. I don't know what it is and I am not familiar with Nikons.
The Rolleiflex must have been 45 years ago at least!
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Old 2nd January 2020, 10:47 AM
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Well you could get another Rolleiflex. I have a couple a near mint 3.5 Ew with a Xenotar it's worth quite a bit though, so I have a second I bought at a Flea market a bout 4 or 5 years ago for 70. The seller had owned the camera from ne and it had been services at some stage, it's an Automat MX with an Opton Tessar so from around the mid 1950's, it's a great camera to use and the results are excellent.

I'd met the seller before, he was getting rid of all his darkroom equipment and film cameras, he realised i was going to use the camera so gave me a good price.

Another TLR option at a more reasonable cost is a Yashicmat 124 or 124G, I have a 124 I leave and use in Turkey. While build quality doesn't feel quite up to Rollei standards it's still a reliable performer and the Yashinon an excellent lens.

35mm film cameras can be cheap, I bought a very nice Pentax SV with a 55mm SMC Takumar and Pentax meter for 20 a few months ago at a camera fair and there were a lot of other SLRs for similar prices ot not much more.

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