If You Own These Ilford Paper Developers...

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  1. bvy

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    If you own Ilford PQ Universal or Ilford Multigrade Paper Developer, would you please post the lot number -- something that looks like 80D027 (mine). I have a mystery bottle of Ilford paper developer. When I decanted it to a smaller bottle, I copied down the lot number and threw the packaging out. Now I need to reorder, and I want what I had before. But I don't know if I ordered PQ or Multigrade.

    It's a strange request, I know. In short, I'm trying to identify the product from what I think is the lot number. Thanks.
     
  2. Shawn Dougherty

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    I bet if you e-mailed Ilford what information you do have they could identify the developer.
     
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    I did that but got no response. Maybe I'll try again...
     
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    I'm surprised. Of course there is a chance Simon will see this post and direct you to the proper place.
     
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    Recent bottle of multigrade - Lot no 96A024 - not sure if that is going to help any
     
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    My most recent bottle of Ilford Multigrade is Batch Number: 82B024 - I bought it here in Australia around four months ago (I think).
     
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    PQ 5 Liter

    82D053

    Maybe 1 year. B&H most likely.
     
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    Multigrade - 89D006 Purchased from Freestyle a few months ago (I think in Feb).
     
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    I think you're highly unlikely to get someone with a matching batch number (11B005 for my ancient multigrade). It's the catalogue number you need...
     
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    Thanks everyone. I was hoping to see a pattern or something in the lot numbers that would differentiate between the two. I knew a matching lot number was a longshot. Maybe I'll PM Simon...
     
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    I will have it checked today.

    Simon.
     
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    And I have, it was a 5Lt bottle of PQU

    Simon ILFORD Photo / HARMAN technology Limited :
     
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    Just one more reason I'm switching to all Ilford film, I'm already buying their paper.
     
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    Mystery solved. Thank you, Simon!
     
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    class act..


    guess there are still some around!!!!:D

    jvo