[rollei_list] Re: OT:Nikon picture format

1) I have brain enough to understand who you are talking from lawyer (with 
license) to lawyer (without license).

2) I know better than you the situation after the war in Japan and Europe.

3) Good bye.

Carlos





--- El lun 28-sep-09, Marc James Small <marcsmall@xxxxxxxxxxx> escribió:

> De: Marc James Small <marcsmall@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Asunto: [rollei_list] Re: OT:Nikon picture format
> Para: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Fecha: lunes, 28 de septiembre de 2009, 3:43 pm
> At 02:29 PM 9/28/2009, Carlos Manuel
> Freaza wrote:
> >You started this discussion Marc and I'll try to avoid
> discussions
> >with you in the future, the unreasonableness is not
> valid reason to
> >me, I have quoted much more than your called
> "Mitusbishi..etc.", that
> >is the Japanese source; I can`t see the way a format
> that tended to
> >save film giving more frames per roll could increase
> the sale of US
> >film in Japan, it does not make sense.
> >This is from the Nikon Historical Society web site, an
> American site,
> >not Mitsubishi site and Rotoloni belongs to this
> society:
> >
> >"The Nikon I was produced from March of 1948 to August
> of 1949, or a
> >little over one year. The Nikon 1 had no flash synch of
> any kind,
> >"Made in Occupied Japan (MIOJ)" engraved on the
> baseplate and either a
> >50mm F3.5 or 2.0 Nikkor in a collapsible mount. This
> model did not
> >prove to be very popular, ___for the Gl IQ of the
> Occupation forces,
> >under General MacArthur, would not allow the camera to
> be exported to
> >the US because the 24 x 32 format was not compatible
> with Kodachrome
> >slide mounts. Therefore, very few Nikon Is made their
> way to the US
> >even though they were sold to the Occupation troops. It
> was this
> >restriction on export, because of the film size, that
> prompted Nippon
> >Kogaku to introduce a second model which corrected
> this. In August of
> >1949, the Nikon I was discontinued and replaced by a
> second model
> >known as the Nikon M."___
> 
> First, I did not start this thread, Carlos.  I
> responded to postings by you.
> 
> Second, yes, you are drinking the Mitsubishi Cool-Aid.
> 
> Third, if you do not understand that in 1948, no Japanese
> company could schedule a tea-break without the permission of
> the Dai Ichi Building, then you literally know nothing about
> the terms of the Allied occupation of Japan.  The US
> ran that occupation and, after Pearl Harbor, the US just did
> not trust the Japanese and so they really micro-managed
> everything until late 1950 or early 1951.  All camera
> production and lens production and film formats and the like
> were dictated by the Allied Control Commission. 
> Mitsubishi could propose, but MacArthur's folks
> disposed.  Ignore this reality at your peril. 
> Most Mitsubishi Cool-Aid Drinkers ignore it, and it gives
> them a really skewed picture of what was going on at that
> time.
> 
> Fourth, yes, I do manage this List erratically.  But
> it is my List, so I guess I can manage it erratically if I
> wish!  Carlos, you are a very valued member here, but,
> as I have suggested before, let us get OFF of Nikon and
> agree to disagree.
> 
> In any event, let us get back to discussing Rollei.
> 
> Marc
> 
> 
> msmall@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cha robh bàs fir gun ghràs fir!
> 
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