A sudden spike in Rolleiflex sales and service…. the Vivian Maier effect

Over the last few months we have had an unusually high number of requests for Rolleiflexes and a corresponding increase in the volume of them coming in for service. Then a customer gave us a copy of Vivian Maier’s latest book, it was then the penny dropped so to speak.

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Without going into the whole story which you can read about here at Editor John Maloof’s site.  This is a series of books worthy of any photographers coffee table. There are 3 books in the series all are available on amazon.

Enjoy!

3 thoughts on “A sudden spike in Rolleiflex sales and service…. the Vivian Maier effect

      • I have a 2.8/80 Planar E2 with working exposure meter and Maxwell screen. Given a partial CLA by Sargon Evanian (The Rollei Doctor) 3-4 years ago. Everything works fine but thumbwheels are a bit stiff. Can Hans give a rough estimate what it might cost to have a look at that problem? Shutter speeds seem OK. The E2 is basically the same as an F but the meter is not coupled to the aperture or shutter. This camera’s meter was new out of the box and fitted by Sargon when he serviced the camera.

        Leigh

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