what is the actual picture size of a 6X9 rollback.

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what is the actual picture size of a 6X9 rollback.. one i put a deposit on today is 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 or 57x 82 mm (cutout in the back size).. im hoping its a 6x9. ffffg

-- dave schlick (ffffg@juno.com), June 13, 2000


Response to rollback

Yes, 6x9 indeed measures about 57x82.

-- Andreas Carl (andreas@physio.unr.edu), June 13, 2000.

Response to rollback

I've seen the 8 exposure backs come both ways, in 6x8 and 6x9. In fact, I own one of each size. It's best to check before purchasing, if you want a particular size.

-- neil poulsen (neil.fg@worldnet.att.net), June 13, 2000.

Response to rollback

Different backs from different manufacturers have different frame lengths. It sounds like you are looking at a Horseman back.

-- Ellis Vener (evphoto@insync.net), June 14, 2000.


I have a 23 Graphic 6x9 roll film back which produces pictures sized 56x83 mm. You should know that all roll film formats containing "6cm" are just using 56mm (5.6cm) - and if you multiply 5.6 with 1.5, you'll get 8.4cm (84mm), so this should be normal. 6x6 is 56x56mm, 6x4.5 is 56x42mm, 6x7 is 56x70mm (exactly 4:5 proportion). Hope this helps.


-- David Haardt (david@haardt.net), June 02, 2001.

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