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Old 02-04-2007   #1
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#260081423235 on the auction site has a nice collection of lenses for the Kodak Retina rangefinders, also useable on Voigtländer Bessamatics and Ultramatics (with minor modifications) and Kodak Retina SLRs:
  • Schneider Curtagon 28/f4
  • Rodenstock Heligon 35/f5.6 with four extra close-up lenses
  • Rodenstock Rotelar 80/f4
  • Rodenstock Heligon 80/f4
  • Schneider Tele-Xenar 135/f4
So if you want to have an almost-complete collection of lenses by two world-class manufactures for a positively quirky leaf shutter interchangeable lens rangefinder this looks like it could turn out a bargain He says he ships to Europe, but I guess you could ask if he would ship to the USA as well. Auction ends tomorrow, it's currently at 11 EUR. As usual no connection to seller.

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What is the auction site?
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eBay, perhaps?

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Which Retina system are these for? I'm just newly aquanted with the Retina. Looks like a quirky system with some rather good glass.

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Schneider Curtagon 28/f4,
Schneider Tele-Xenar 135/f4: Can be used for The Retina IIIS a non folder rangefinder and the Retina Reflex III and following Retina SLR's

Rodenstock Heligon 35/f5.6, Rodenstock Heligon 80/f4 with four extra close-up lenses: That one is a lens for the Retina IIc/IIC, IIIc/IIIC but only if Cameras original lnes is also made by Rodentsock! and the Retina Reflex,
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