Rollei had a good run and now it ended. SAD. I went to the OM 4Ti a number of
years ago and get superb results. I love film and developing but these days of
analog are are coming to and end, as are we.
I have four or five Rollei TLR's which I am considering selling on eBay. This
the time to say,"it was a phenomenal run and it's time has come.
On Apr 23, 2015, at 5:55 AM, Brett Rogers <rogersbretta@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Personally I would rather see the Rollei TLRs end forever, than have
production moved to China and be tainted by an association with the quality
many of that country's products, rightly or wrongly, have become well-known
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:57:16 -0400
Subject: [rollei_list] Rollei Insolvency...
Very sad news indeed. I was also hoping there would at least be some
solid Chinese bid for the whole lot, which would then be put
dismantled and put back together in China.
This thing purportedly happened with whole steel works when they
closed in my home region (Westphalia) 25 years ago.
Too bad I did not make it to Braunschweig to visit the factory before
(shot my SL66 this evening in brilliant sunlight)
2015-04-20 17:09 GMT-03:00 <Dirk-Roger.Schmitt@xxxxxx>:
I have very bad news.
The Insolvency Sale starts on Tuesday.
I hoped, there would be somebody found who would take all items in a
to continue, but this did not happen.
I take numerous of photos which I will display later on.
Best regards, and God bless some people from former DHW which still want
- Post to rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subscribe at rollei_list-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'subscribe'
in the subject field OR by logging into www.freelists.org
- Unsubscribe at rollei_list-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with
'unsubscribe' in the subject field OR by logging into www.freelists.org
- Online, searchable archives are available at