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At 12:35 AM 2/14/2000 -0600, Laurie Solomon wrote: >The Yashica twin-lens is still being made and sold; it is a 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 >square frame on 120 roll film. There was a 127 size film, but I do not >think it was for the Yashica twin-lens reflex. I do know the 127 size film >was used in the old Kodak Brownie cameras and a few of the old box cameras. >reflex Actually there were several 4x4 twin lens reflexes using 127 film over the years, including a Yashica and a "baby" Rolleiflex. They were made by the same companies that made 6x6 TLRs, and AFAIK they are all defunct. I don't believe film is made in this size any more by any of the major manufacturers. (There may be some specialty outlets spooling it themselves.) I hate to admit it, but my first camera was one of those 127 box cameras--a "baby Brownie" or some such thing, made of genuine plastic. 'Course I was only 10. Gary Hunt <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.
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