Origin of Minox Minopan

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  1. Mustafa Umut Sarac

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    I found our member borrel's that picture at the gallery taken by Minox B and Minopan 100 .

    Link :http://www.apug.org/gallery1/showimage.php?i=64465&c=2

    I am very impressed with the qualities of the Wetzlar lens , viewfinder performance and the film.

    Who produces this film , what is the origin. I want very much to use that film on my Leica.

    Thank you ,

    Umut
     
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    Minopan 25, 100 andn 400 were (and still are) former APX 25 / 100 /400. They have huge and frozen stock.
     
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    I found a AGFA link with advertisements of that film. And I found a photonet link saying We have to send it to some specialized lab for development and it is a replacement for scala and a positive film.

    Are they still manufacturing that film and is development story true. I think borrel used AGFA chemicals and followed that path. Which lab develops
    that film in Europe ?

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    I've seen early Minox films (up to maybe the 1970's) which carried the usual Agfa (and also, I think, Adox?) branding. I wondered if these were made and packed by Agfa themselves, or whether Minox filled the cassettes from bulk rolls.