Quote Originally Posted by David A. Goldfarb View Post
We recently had a thread on this, maybe in the Classifieds section. Nikor made a 220 reel with the same thick wire used in 120 reels, and these fit in a larger tank, which was the same diameter as the Nikor sheet-film cage, and apparently there were 35mm/36 exp reels that fit this same system.
Hmmm... Maybe that's it. Sorry I didn't show the reel in profile but it is 35mm width. Maybe as you say it was just a reel to accommodate 35mm in the same system. So much for it's mysterious "special purpose". Thanks!

J.