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#1 Andrew Dealtry

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Posted 17 April 2014 - 06:21 PM

Hi,

 

Does anyone know of the cheapest place to buy Double 8MM film in the UK? 

 

I've looked around various places but it's all in the £25+ for 25ft of Black and White.

 

I've noticed on B&H in the states it's cheap as hell, and would work out at about £7 in UK pounds. Why is it so expensive over here? Am I missing something?

 

Thanks, Andrew.


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Posted 17 April 2014 - 09:05 PM

What's really odd about that is the fact that it's Foma, a European product.

 

Although I don't know of anywhere in the UK,

 

Wittner has it in 100ft loads.  So, you'd have to spool it down to 25ft spools.  But, it's only 20 EUR.

 

http://www.wittner-c...mm/d8_filmm.php

 

That's probably your best bet.  I can't imagine the shipping is much from Germany to UK.


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#3 Heikki Repo

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Posted 18 April 2014 - 12:12 AM

From Norway: http://www.fomafoto....-film/cine-film


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Posted 18 April 2014 - 07:07 AM

Hi,

 

Does anyone know of the cheapest place to buy Double 8MM film in the UK? 

 

I've looked around various places but it's all in the £25+ for 25ft of Black and White.

 

I've noticed on B&H in the states it's cheap as hell, and would work out at about £7 in UK pounds. Why is it so expensive over here? Am I missing something?

 

Thanks, Andrew.

 

Mr. Nowill used to sell the high contrast B&W reperfed stock pretty cheap, but it's a fair number of years since I had any contact or did anything with Std8.
Have you tried Photoworld in Llandudno?


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#5 Pavan Deep

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 08:34 AM

Try Edward Nowill on edwardnowill@gmail.com


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