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My examples on this page were all shot using a Minolta 24 Rapid (24x24 Rangefinder c.1965) and developed in Original M&B Promicrol for 15 minutes at 20c (or 68f.)

>>> ORWO NP 7 <<<

Vintage Soviet East-German
High Speed 35mm B&W Film

Expired in 1988 but still giving great results!
  ISO 400
- NO DX CODE
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2 rolls 20 exposures ea. = $16.00 (USD)
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    Here is another rare and wonderful old film stock. This ORWO NP7 is the cinematic version of ORWO's popular NP 27 - 400 speed B&W film. For those not familiar with ORWO, this legendary, Soviet East German film company was born in the early 1960s out of the AGFA factories left over after World War II. The OR-WO (Original Wolfen) brand traces its history back to the first film factories in Wolfen, Germany in 1910, and this NP7 was manufactured in that very same town.

  This special, cinematic stock was only ever sold in large cans of 400ft or more, but I was lucky enough to come across a small amount of it which has been stored reasonably well, so
I'm making a limited number of rolls available for your experimenting pleasure. This batch expired in 1988, but it still works well as you can see from my test examples.

    ORWO NP7 should work just like most other B&W films in your regular 35mm still camera, and can be developed in normal B&W chemistry. I recommend over-exposing it slightly due to its age. 
It has nice grain for it's age and speed, and should be able to provide decent images in most shooting situations. This film does not have a DX code so you must have a camera that can use 400 speed film or one which allows you to set the film speed manually. It should be good for both a Diana Mini and a Leica alike.

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Here's your chance to try out this exciting film. for yourself!


    I'm keeping these rolls inexpensive by re-using old film cassettes and sticking on an artsy label I've made just so you know what's inside. Using a bulk loader I made rolls of approximately 20 exposures each, sometimes a bit more or less and as with most bulk loaded film the very last picture of each roll will not be exposed as that is where it is taped. This is NOT a stock product from Kodak and I am not proporting to represent that fine company in any manner.






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