Old 4 Weeks Ago   #41
Borge H
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Checking the prices in Euro at Maco today for 135/36 (at a minimum of 10 films):

- Kentmere 100 and 400: 4.40 and 4.40
- Rollei RPX 100 and 400: 4.95 and 4.99
- Agfaphoto 100 and 400: 3.99 and 4.25

Jan says they are all re-packed Kentmere 100 and 400.

But I do not understand the logic in the prices. How come that Rollei RPX 100 is more expensive than Kentmere and Agfaphoto cheaper? Why would anyone buy Rollei RPX or Kentmere films if they are all the same film?

Or is there a quality difference with Agfaphoto films? More simple cartridges?
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And also Ilford Pan 100 and 400 ?
No.
Ilford Pan 100 and 400 are different to the Kentmeres.

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Or is there a quality difference with Agfaphoto films? More simple cartridges?
No, the quality is the same. No differences at all.
Prices are also due to market differentiations and different customer demand. More and more photographers realize that the Kentmeres and AgfaPhoto APX and Rollei RPX and Fotoimpex CHM 100 and 400 are all the same films. So the branding companies have to react to changes in customer demand.

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