New A-mount announced..

Started Feb 3, 2014 | Discussions thread
Yxa Senior Member • Posts: 1,891
Re: New A-mount announced..

Rand 47 wrote:

P.T. Barnum must be laughing his rear end off as he spins in his grave. Dang, that's funny. Someone at Hassy is smoking banana peels or something. First the "Looney" and now this ... What a hoot.


Victor Hasselblad was the designer of the cameras and the CEO of Hasselblad AB , he died 1978

He must be spinning in his grave

Hasselblad is no longer a Swedish company ( or camera company) but the name sounds better then:

Ventizz Capital Fund IV, LP, wich ownes the company now

"After eight years of ownership by the Hong Kong-based Shriro group, Hasselblad is now moving back to its European roots."

Yeah  right , a Swiss/German holding company instead of the Swedish camera firm

They should have changed the name to The emperors new camera corp or 10cc ( but this was taken)

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