[rollei_list] Re: are there more than one kind of Bay-II?

Marc,

Yes, yes, Marc.  Even the boxes they came in only referred to 2.8
and no mention of bayonet size.

Jerry

Marc James Small wrote:

> At 03:43 PM 8/13/06 -0700, Jerry Lehrer wrote:
> >
> >No, no Todd.   2.8A lenshoods will not properly index on a 42mm
> >or 45mm spaced f3.5 camera or vice versa.  Filters will, of course.
> >
> >No one has ever seen a 2.8A lenshood with a bayonet marking.
>
> Jerry
>
> I just sold a 2.8A lenshood.  As you note, it was marked only with the F&H
> logo and "2.8A" -- at that time, F&H only sold "Bayonet" accessories and
> "2.8A" accessories.  It was not until the advent of the later 3.5C that the
> term "Bayonet II" was adopted  I have always understood that the 2.8A used
> what later came to be known as the Bayonet II mounting, but canted, as the
> Baby Grey Bayonet I hoods are canted from those used on Rolleiflex and
> Rollecord cameras.
>
> Marc
>
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