Portra 160 NC -- "Made in USA for International Use"?

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  1. John NYC

    John NYC Member

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    Adorama has two versions of the five-pack box of 120 format Kodak 160 NC. One is denoted "(Made in USA for International Use)" and costs $2.50 MORE than the plain "*USA*" version.

    What is the difference between the films?
     
  2. Sirius Glass

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    1. One type has active passports and visas while the other does not. :D
    2. $2.50
    Steve
     
  3. DanielStone

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    one is for those European or asian film photographers who need to support OUR economy more :wink:. Money coming back here, instead of going OVER THERE :D.

    jk... I really have no clue.

    -Dan
     
  4. David A. Goldfarb

    David A. Goldfarb Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Usually the international version costs less, so that's a bit odd. The distinction is usually about special offers and loyalty rewards. If there's a deal, for instance, where you get some Kodak swag from Kodak USA for purchasing a certain number of units of film, it usually has to be film destined for the US market.
     
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    Ouch, Kodak. Don't do that with Ektar.
    No, seriously, perhaps shipping is included?
     
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    $2.50 would ship that 5-pack only a few blocks away from the store, at least in USPS international prices :smile: