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    620 has narrower spools than 120, that seems to be the only difference.

    Since the Bessa is German, it would be made for 120. 620 was never really popular there.
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    Jeff, have a look at Robert Monhaghan's Medium Format site. There you can find info on film sizes. According to this site info, the sizes of the film should be the same...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ole
    620 has narrower spools than 120, that seems to be the only difference.

    Since the Bessa is German, it would be made for 120. 620 was never really popular there.

    620 also has smaller slots in the end for the wind on spool to register with. Some cameras just about cope with it, others jam up.

    EDIT: I am refering to using 120 film in a 620 camera.

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    Voigtlander was pretty progressive in their camera design: most of their old folders will take either 120 or 620 film - they developed a special 2-part key that will self-adapt to either 120 or 620 spool slot.

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