Short ago there started a thread on Ilford's expiring date policy, concerning seemingly different policies between type 135 and type 120. That fits perfectly to what PE has just wrote here.

Quote Originally Posted by dpurdy View Post
I guess it is possible that Agfa made a large batch of film and then put out the word that they were quitting so people could go out and stock up...
AgfaPhoto's announcement came literally over night.