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Subject: [Leica] Rolleiflex questions
From: lluisripollphotography at (Lluis Ripoll)
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 01:16:31 +0100
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I have several addresses but no one never test by me:



> El 11 mar? 2021, a les 2:00, Douglas Barry <imra at> va escriure:
> I know there are people with Rolleiflexes on this list, so apologies as I 
> commit heresy here.
> I have three - a Planar 2.8 (up in the attic so inaccessible just now), a 
> T s/n 2,117,7## from July 1959, an Automat s/n 1,251,9xx from Dec '51 to 
> Jan '52 - so decided to run run their shutters through the speeds and 
> noticed the T seems slow at the higher speeds. Any ideas where I can find 
> the most accurate way of checking the speeds for discrepancies? It 
> probably needs a CLA, but that's a hunt for another day.
> I also noticed that the T based on the serial number range on the 
> Rolleiclub page is supposed to be in grey leather, but mine is black. I 
> presume their list isn't gospel? On the Automat which works fine, its 
> black leather has small brown scuff marks, so I suppose shoe polish will 
> do the trick there, or is there a better remedy?
> Thanks
> Douglas
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