fyi. Excerpts from a note to Maco business partners. I think the items to the right are those that Maco offers as replacements for the items listed to the left. The language is copied verbatim. The note does not say the listed papers will be discontinued. I'm not sure what the writer means when he says Ilford will ".... CONVERT the real existent stock of non converted products." Any guesses? Ilford has stopped the production of chemicals Perceptol -LP-Cube XS or Rollei RLS ID 11 -LP-SUPERGRAIN or Rollei RHS Microphen -Champion Promicrol Ilfosol S -one shot -LP-SUPERGRAIN Ilfotec LC29 -Champion Promicrol Ilfotec HC -nothing to offer Ilfotec DD -Champion Promicrol Phenisol -LP-Docufine HC Ilfotec HC -nothing to offer -Promicrol is to slow Bromophen -LP-FINE PRINT #LPP65 for 5l PQ Universal -ecoprint or, better: LP-BROM 4 new version Multigrade dev. -LP-BROM 4 Ilfospeed dev. -LP-BROM 4 2000 RT -LP-SPEED 2000 RT 2000 TL -LP-SPEED TL Hypam -LP-FIX SUPRA Rapid hardener -LP-FIX HARDENER ILFOFIX powder -only per special order, minimum 200 x 5 l Paper Fixer -LP-FIX SUPRA 2000 RT Fixier -LP-FIX SUPRA 2000 TL complete set-LP-2000 TL complete set #LPP24 Ilfostop -LP-CITRIN Washaid -nothing to offer, because of LP-FIX NEUTRAL no demand Ilfotol -LP-MASTERPROOF (much better, there is no comparison) Ilfoclean -nothing Bioclean -nothing MG Filter Set -LP #FIL8 + #FIL15 Controlstrips -R3 Controlstrips #RF4035 Multigrade MG -Multispeed is coated onto a thicker base, a little bit MG de Luxe warmer image tone, higher silver content. (Like Agfa Multicontrast 1:1) MG IV RC 1M -MS 1F (310) MG IV RC 44M -MS 2M (312) MG IV RC 25M -nothing to offer, sorry MG Portfolio -nothing to offer MG RC Warmtone -nothing to offer Ilfospeed RC -special order, minimum 2.500 EURO, 6-7 weeks del.time MG IV FB 1K -Multibrom F oder Oriental VC-FB MG IV FB 5K -nothing to offer MG FB Warmtone -Oriental VC-FB-Warmtone Ilfobrom Galerie FB -Oriental New Seagull G In the next three months the Ilford Mobberley company will CONVERT the real existent stock of non converted products. In gigantic volumes. To higher prices as before. Does the "old" factory in Scotland will find an investor? Nobody knows. Some new informations round around the MACO product range: MULTIBROM F -continous production, old prices. expo RF 2+3+4 -see Multibrom F, but 10% higher prices. expo RF -CHLOROBROMID-Emulsion, like Agfa Record Rapid. ORIENTAL VC -new: German converting into 10 sheet pouches. #AGV17F 30x40/10 23,60 #AGV19F 40x50/10 39,70 #WT17F 30x40/10 26,00 #WT19F 40x50/10 44,80 CHAMPION MACO ist selling two different CHAMPION developers: PROMICROL Negativ-developer MULTICONTRAST Positiv-Edeveloper. PROMICROL 1l conc. 1+9 or 1+14, 6 bottles per carton Article #CF11 9,90, MULTICONTRAST 5l, 1+2 bis 1+12,2 cans per carton, ) Article #CP15 34,90, Please note: in JANUARY 2005 MACO is cutting every "crazy size" of R3 sheet films. For example: 7"x17"; 11"x14"; 16x20" and so on. Minimum order quantity: 50 sheets per size. The price is 86,11 per sqm. With this information everyone should be able to calculate his own special size based onto 50 sheets as an order minimum. Example: 7"x17"/50 total 333,00 11"x14"/50 total 422,00 16"x20"/50 total 888,00 20"x24"/50 total 1.334,00 (all films are packed as 5x10 sheets). ORDER DEAD LINE: 31. January 2005 order arrival in Hamburg/Germany.