More Agfa Confusion

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  1. bob100684

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    http://reviews.photographyreview.com/blog/agfa-film-re-introduced-in-north-america/2/

    I wonder who's actually making the film.
     
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    ah. maybe it is already made? old stock? just thinking
     
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    Maybe? It's odd that they'd make these arraingements now though when the last of it is set to expire in what a year?
     
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    Threre has been endless discussion over at RFF on this, if i remember correctly, nowhere in the press release does it say `new production of film'.It actually got a bit heated over there as it does.
    Expiry date would depend on storage , yes? I imagine that Agfa would have had sophisticated storage setup.
     
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    I wrote to them and asked, and the reply was that the color film was new production. They didn't comment on the b/w, so that leaves me to believe that it's old stock.

    Regarding future production of b/w film when that stock is sold off: I suppose we'll learn about that when it happens.
     
  6. AgX

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    The director of AgfaPhoto Holding recently indicated in an Interview that they are busy with make belief.
     
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    If it is "new production" then it would probably be sourced from Fuji or Ferrania. Fuji already does private label color negative films.
     
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    Sharp tongues say the whole management buyout that created AgfaPhoto GmbH was just a big disgraceful mess that was staged to save severance payments to the employees by Agfa-Gevaert N.V... that was world class make believe.
     
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    Sounds just like Rollei (not the camera part) all over again, just buying the trade name. It's a big con.

    Ian