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  1. Introduction
  2. Service and repairs of Rolleiflex cameras and lenses
    1. France
    2. Germany
    3. The Netherlands
    4. Switzerland
    5. United Kingdom
    6. U.S.A.

Introduction

In the following list I have assembled a number of addresses to send your Rollei 35 for a CLA (Clean, Lubricate and Adjust) or repair. The names were put forward by members of the Rollei List, the Rollei Users Group and other reliable friends with first hand experience. Some times an owner expressed the wish to be included. I have selected only those shops that have positively indicated to work on Rollei 35 camera’s, not just Rollei(flex) in general.

I have no relationship with any of the repair shop on this list, except that I am a patron of two of them. Some shops are well established and have a splendid reputation backed by a great number of loyal patrons. From time to time new repair shops are added. Unfortunately we loose shops caused by retirement.

Service and repairs of Rollei 35 cameras

France

Listed in alphabetical order based on the (significant part of the company) name:

Mr. Olivier Carré
Roleiz Services
75 B Les Bois du Cerf
F-91450 ETIOLLES
contact: Mail Form
URL: http://www.roleiz.fr/
Particulars:
URL: Rolleiflex Service
Service and repairs of Rolleiflex TLR, Rollei 35, SL66/E/SE, Nikon F-series, Leica, Zeiss-Ikon Contax IIa, IIIa and Hasselblad C-series. Focusing screens for Rolleiflex.
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Photo Suffren
45, avenue de Suffren
F-75007 Paris
contact: Mail Form
URL: http://www.photosuffren.com/
Particulars: Sales and service of classic and vintage Rolleiflexes since 1929 including the Rollei 35 and SL66/E/X/SE. Braunschweig factory trained technician. Not far from the Eiffel Tower. Métro La Motte Picquet Grenelle or Dupleix.
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Germany

Listed in alphabetical order based on the (significant part of the company) name:

Arlüwa Czens GmbH
Lindenstr. 1
D 50674 Köln
e-mail: Personal contact by phone or visit is preferred. English, French and German spoken.
URL: www.arluewa.de
Particulars: Rollei 35 all models, XF, Rolleiflex (twin lens) all models, SL35E, SL66-E, SL35 SL350, all lenses. ZEISS-IKON Contax, Ikonta, Contessa, etc. Other camera brands too.
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Mr. Werner Bruer
Classic Fototechnik
Howaldstrasse 12
D 38102 Braunschweig
e-mail: Classic Fototechnik
URL: www.classic-fototechnik.de
Particulars: As of the 1st of October 2015 Mr Bruer has officially retired. He works only occasionally and after being contacted by telephone. Please see particulars at his web-site.
Mr Bruer has been involved in building and repairing cameras and lenses since 1967. He has worked with Voigtländer, Rollei Werke, Zett (Zeiss-Ikon slide projectors). Rollei 35 models, SL 66 models, TLRs (except 4x4, GX), SL 35, SL 350, SL 35E, lenses, polishing, fungus damage, etc.
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DW Photo GmbH
Salzdahlumer Straße 196
D 38126 Braunschweig, Germany
e-mail: Info DW Photo
URL: www.dw-photo.eu
Particulars: URL: Service | DW Photo
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FFS+TRITEC GmbH
Petzvalstr. 56 a
D 38104 Braunschweig
e-mail: info
URL: www.ffs-tritec.de
Particulars: FFS is established in one of the buildings of the old Voigtländer Werke. The website is in German only but they communicate in English fluently.
Rollei, Contax, Pentax, Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Voigtländer, Leica, Zett, Metz, etc. Rollei 35, conversion to 1.5 Volt. They sell the PX625U Alkaline cell. I prefer the 1.55 V Exell S625PX Silver Oxide cell. Anyway they are familiar with Rollei 35 and can recalibrate the lightmeter. Recent favourable references from international clients.
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Mr. Dieter Paepke
Paepke-Fototechnik Owner Dieter Paepke
Rather Broich 57
D 40472 Düsseldorf
e-mail: Paepke
URL: www.paepke-fototechnik.de
Particulars: Rollei and Leica Service Partner. Repairs and service of all classic and modern Rollei products made since 1960. System 6000 batteries upgraded from NiCad to NiMH. Mr Paepke has serviced some of my Rolleiflex cameras and upgraded my System 6000 batteries. Official Leica Service. Analogue range-finder cameras later than 1939, SLR’s untill R7. M8 and later, R8 and R9 contact first.
Metz Service.
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The Netherlands

Mr. Hans Klinkhamer
Commandeur 23
7041 LA `s-Heerenberg
The Netherlands
Telephone +31 314 668755
e-mail: dekamera@hetnet.nl
Particulars: Visitors by appointment only, please.
Hans is servicing and repairing all Rollei cameras (including SL 66 line, 2000F, 3001 and 3003), lenses and slide projectors, but not compact cameras, electronic flash units and the electronics of the SLX and 6000-series. He does accept SLX and 6000-series cameras for repair but if the problem turns out to be electronic rather than mechanical he will have to send them out. He repaired my SL 66.
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Switzerland

Mr. Claudio Fabio
Classic Camera Repair
Plattenstrasse 5
CH-8810 Horgen
e-mail: Claudio Fabio
URL: www.camera-service.ch
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United Kingdom

Mr. Brian Mickleboro
Bower Cottage,
Magdalen Green,
Thaxted,
Essex,
CM6 2LJ
Telephone: +44 1371 831171
e-mail: Brian Mickleboro
Particulars: Formerly of The Studio Workshop, London. Mr. Mickleboro is factory trained and has 30-40 years of experience in servicing Rollei cameras. Highly recommended.
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Newton Ellis & Co. (Est. 1948)
29 Cheapside
Liverpool L2 2DY
contact: Mail Form
URL: Newton Ellis & Co.
Particulars: Most Rolleiflex cameras including Rollei 35.
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U.S.A.

Mr Harry Fleenor
Oceanside Camera Repair
909 N. Aviation Blvd. Ste. 4
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-6241
U.S.A.
e-mail: Mr. Harry Fleenor
URL: www.rolleirepairs.com
Particulars: Mr Fleenor is servicing Rolleiflex cameras since 1966, including 15 years of that time in the Rolleiflex factory service centres of Honeywell and Rollei of America. He repairs the Rolleiflex TLRs (including Rolleiflex 2.8 F, 3.5 F, Rolleiflex 2.8 E-3, 2.8 E-2, 2.8 E, 2.8 D, 2.8 C, 2.8 B, 2.8 A, Rolleiflex 3.5 E-3, 3.5 E-2, 3.5 E, 3.5, Automat X, 3.5 Automat MX, Automat MX E-V, Tele Rolleiflex, Wide-Angle Rolleiflex, Rolleicord Vb, Va, V, IV, and Rolleiflex T), Rollei SL66, Rollei 35.
Please note that Mr Fleenor does not work on Rolleiflex TLR cameras with electronics like the GX, FX, FT and FW, only on older ones. Mr Feeley at Key Camera does.
Mr Fleenor installs Maxwell bright screens and checks and corrects focusing.
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