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    I'm not too concerned about optical quality since the lens will be used for 6x6 Holga negs.
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    It's 39 mm. But what difference does it make, if you are printing Holga negs?
    Pay no more than five dollars for it.
    John, Mount Vernon, Virginia USA

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    A Voss lens almost stopped me before I got started, it was blurrrrry and could not make a projected image, period, that's p e r i o d. I don't know why the lenses were made in the first place.
    Voss was the lens that came with Bogen enlarger kits in the early '70s. My Bogen "22 Special" came with a 50mm and a 75mm. (My high-school graduation present!) Around 1976 I paid $45 for a 50/4 EL-Nikkor and was astounded at the improvement in my prints. Enlarger lenses are cheap these days, find a Schneider Componon or EL-Nikkor in good shape and don't look back
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    This story echos probably thousands of similar experiences. I too had a Bogen enlarger, that's where I got my Voss lens, in an enlarger kit. It was when I dumped it and got an Omega B600 that I bought a 75mm El Nikkor lens. Like the story goes, it was an astounding improvement.

    I don't consider it bad mouthing, rather it's a public service.
    Everytime I find a film or paper that I like, they discontinue it. - Paul Strand - Aperture monograph on Strand

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