[rollei_list] REVISED Items FS 9 JAN 2009

  • From: Marc James Small <marcsmall@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx,lug@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 13:35:29 -0500

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All prices subject to neogiation -- pray, make an offer!

Leica Items:

PLOOT REFLEX HOUSING: This is a later PLOOT Reflex Housing, post 1940, with the detachable 5X and 30X magnifier. Technically, this unit is a POOXT and consists of a PROON reflex housing and a POOIM magnifier. Now, that gets the formalities out of the way!

The unit I have available is s/n 4303. I compared it to my other two PLOOT housings, s/n 2695 and 5660. 4303 is in what I would describe as E- condition. Here are the noted defects:

-- the rubber eyecup is dried and has a crack
--  the paint is worn
-- the mirror is degraded and needs resurfaced. This is a first-surface mirror. The glass is in good shape. -- the button to raise the mirror is jammed. I have NOT tried to force it up nor have I used oil on it. The housing for the mutton seems to be canted inwards. -- the rubber ring at the top of the focusing unit is cracked and is missing a bit of rubber.

The unit is complete and entire, though it does not include the release cable, and, other than the mirror, optically fine. It does need good cleaning

$US 60.00

My book, NON-LEITZ LTM LENSES: A 39mm DIVERSITY, is now out of print. I have the last small horde of this work. . The book remains available for reprint but this seems unlikely. This work was written in the early 1990's and is no longer the final word, as we have had a lot of research, especially on Soviet/Post-Soviet lenses. But it is still the only work of its kind and is the single source for the state of our knowledge as of the date of its publication. (SOMEDAY, I'll do a Second Edition, but only if some of you guys stop discovering new matters I ought to include!)

These books are new stock. They will be autographed and will include an interim Errata et Corrigenda sheet.

The price is $US35 for those in the US and Canada and $US 40 to those in the rest of the universe, and, yes, I've already sold several copies to those three-legged guys on Mars. <he grins>

I also have a couple of copies of the Japanese translation. These are rare and quite difficult to find. $125.00 to those in the US.

I am the American agent for Erwin Puts' estimable CD-Rom of Leica documents. The original production run is long sold out, but I can supply burned copies in a jewel case for $US 15, with postage of $5.00 to the US, $10.00 to Canada, and at actual cost elsewhere in the Americas.

This CD-ROM includes 170 Leitz documents, covering the Leica models from 1925 to 1965, both threadmount and for the M1,2, & 3, with accessories. The documents are in Adobe Acrobat format, and can be printed out as needed. The documents come from the Leica archives and are reproduced by permission. (The Adobe Acrobat Reader is available at no charge on the 'Net.)

This is an invaluable tool for those interested in Leica history.
Pricelists, instruction books, and marketing information are included.  The
swathe of history included is immense;  the technical information is

4.5/12cm E Leitz Micro Summar, clean glass, worn body,
        with unknown adapter, E                                         190.00

Zeiss and Zeiss-Ikon Items:
4.5/4.5cm Carl Zeiss Jena Mikrotar 227936, does not
focus properly 90.00

Darkroom Items
Schneider 4/50 Componon enlarging lens 9074658, E 50.00 Schneider 5.6/80 Componon enlarging lens 11840738, M39 adapter, E 50.00

1995/96 Softbound McKeown's Guide 25.00, ppd in the US


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