Ilford roll-film - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Selochrome

1931

Ilford Ltd

Ilford

England

Image of Selochrome

Orthochromatic.

  • Roll-film size 16 (116). For 8, 2 ½" x 4 ¼"; 12, 2 ½" x 2 ⅞" or 16, 2 ½" x 2 ⅛" exposures. Speed: Ilford group E, 30° Sch. Dated 1951. Wooden spool. Red/yellow box.
  • Roll-film size 18 (118). For 6, 3 ¼" x 4 ¼" exposures. Metal spool.
  • Roll-film size 20 (120). For 8, 2 ¼" x 3 ¼"; 12, 2 ¼" x 2 ¼" or 16, 2 ¼" x 1 ⅝" exposures. Speed: Ilford group E, 30° Sch. Dated 1949. Red/yellow box.
  • Roll-film size 20 (120). For 8, 2 ¼" x 3 ¼"; 12, 2 ¼" x 2 ¼" or 16, 2 ¼" x 1 ⅝" exposures. Metal spool.
  • Roll-film size 127. For 8, 4 x 6.5 cm exposures. Film speed: 30°, Ilford group E, 80 Weston. Dated 1960. Late Red/yellow box with each side a single colour.

Selochrome roll-film was introduced in 1931, a film-pack version appeared a couple of years later and, in 1935, a 35 mm cartridge was introduced. The roll-film version was replaced in the late 1950s.

References & Notes:
BJA 1934, p. 116. BJA 1932, p. 117.

HP3

1941

Image of HP3

Panchromatic.

  • Roll-film size 88 (828). For 28 x 40 mm exposures. Speed: Ilford group F, 32° Sch. Dated 1946. Instructions. Green/yellow/black box. Two examples.
  • Roll-film size 120. For 8, 2 ¼" x 3 ¼"; 12, 2 ¼" x 2 ¼" or 16, 2 ¼" x 1 ⅝" exposures. Two examples.
  • Roll-film size 120. For 8, 2 ¼" x 3 ¼" exposures. Speed: Ilford group F, 32° Sch., 125 Weston. Dated 1957. Box only.
  • Film size 35 mm. Cassette, 36 exposures. Speed: 400 ASA, 27 DIN, 37° Sch. Green/yellow label. Early aluminium cassette.
  • Film size 35 mm. Darkroom Refill (code 935) 36 exposures. Speed: 400 ASA, 27 DIN, 37° Sch. Green/yellow box. Dated 1966. Two examples in boxes.
  • Film size 35 mm. 5 metres bulk film. Ilford Selo, yellow/green label. Tin d. 1952.
  • Film size 35 mm. 30 metres bulk film. Ilford Selo, yellow/green label. Tin d. 1949.

Selo HP3 roll-film was introduced in 1940 or 1941, around 1950 the Selo part of the name was dropped. The original speed of 32° Sch. was increased to 34° around 1956 and to 37° around 1960.

References & Notes:
BJA 1941, p. 72. BJA 1942, p. 66.

FP3

c. 1948

Image of FP3

Panchromatic.

  • Roll-film size 828. For 28 x 40 mm exposures. Speed: Ilford group E, 64 Weston, 29° Sch. Dated 1956. Blue/yellow box.
  • Roll-film size 127. For 8, 1 ⅝" x 2 ½" or 12, 1 ⅝" x 1 ⅝" exposures. Two examples.
  • Roll-film size 120. Speed: Ilford group E, 64 Weston, 29° Sch. Blue/yellow box.
  • Film size 35 mm. Cassette, 36 exposures. Speed: 64 ASA/Weston, 19 DIN, 29° BSI/Sch. Blue/yellow label. Early aluminium cassette.
  • Film size 35 mm. Cassette, 20 exposures. Speed: 125 ASA/Weston, 22 DIN, 32° BSI/Sch. Blue/yellow label. Early aluminium cassette. In box d. 1966.
  • Film size 35 mm. Cassette, 20 exposures. Speed: 125 ASA/Weston, 22 DIN. Blue/yellow label. Later type cassette.
  • Film size 35 mm. Darkroom Refill (code 935) 36 exposures. Speed: 125 ASA, 22 DIN, 32° Sch. Blue/yellow box. Dated 1967. Two examples in boxes.
  • Film size 35 mm. 5 metre darkroom refill. Speed: Ilford group E, 64 Weston, 29° Sch. Blue/yellow label.

FP3 was a medium speed panchromatic emulsion, when introduced the speed was 27° Sch. this was increased to 29° Sch. in 1950 and to 32° Sch. around 1960.

References & Notes:
BJA 1949, p. 70. BJA 1950, p. 84. BJA 1951, p. 78.

Colorprint

Colour negative.

  • Film size 35 mm. 20 exposures in cassette. Speed: 64 ASA, 19 DIN. Dated 1967.


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