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In the following list I will mention some addresses to send your Rolleiflex SL 66 for a CLA (Clean, Lubricate and Adjust). Only repairers who have indicated they work on the SL 66 line of cameras are listed here.

The names were put forward by members of the Rollei List, the Rollei Users Group and other reliable friends with first hand experience. I have no relationship with any of the repair shop on this list, except that I am a patron of some 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. Occasionally one is deleted. If you want to know why an entry was dropped, contact me. Most of the time the repairman retired or passed away. The alphabetical order is by the first significant word of the company name or by surname of a person if no company name is known.

Off course there will be others who would do a good job on your SL 66. I suggest that you send your camera to a person with ample experience in servicing SL 66’s. They are quite complex cameras.

I am in more or less regular contact with some of the listed repair shops. I know that others are still in business. From some I have not heard since being recommended. That can be many years ago. After some entries I have added a request for information. I fear those shops are closed. If you should find out that one is still open, a message to me will be very much appreciated. It will be a good idea to visit the websites and to mail or call the repair shop first to check the services on offer and the present address, before sending any equipment. Any particulars I know are added to their entry in the list. If you feel you should contact me before or after a repair, please do not hesitate to do so. To re-assure everyone: this hardly ever happens.

Most shops have websites. Please find contact information on the site. Some do not have a site. The contact information on this page may be dated. Contact the shop to check the address before shipping anything.

The European Union


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

Mr. Philippe Raybaudi
Atelier Raybaudi
157 chemin du Gua
F-38142 Le Freney d’Oisans
contact: Request estimate, Atelier Raybaudi
Mr. Raybaudi has indicated that he works on Rolleiflex camera’s including all 6×6 and 4×4 TLRs since 1983.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: confirmed.

Mr. Olivier Carré
Roleiz Services
75 B Les Bois du Cerf
contact: Mail Form
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.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: checked.

Photo Suffren
45, avenue de Suffren
F-75007 Paris
contact: Mail Form
Sales and service of classic and vintage Rolleiflexes since 1929 including the SL66/E/X/SE. Braunschweig factory trained technician. Not far from the Eiffel Tower. Métro La Motte Picquet Grenelle or Dupleix.
About this entry (10/2023). Website: up. Contact details: checked.


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

Arlüwa Czens GmbH
Lindenstr. 1
D 50674 Köln
contact: Personal contact by phone or visit is preferred. English, French and German spoken.
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.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: checked.

DW Photo GmbH
Salzdahlumer Straße 196
D 38126 Braunschweig, Germany
Factory service.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: checked.

Petzvalstr. 56 a
D 38104 Braunschweig
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 converted to 1.5 Volt. Recent favourable references from international clients.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: checked.

Mr. Dieter Paepke
Rather Broich 57
D 40472 Düsseldorf
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 Rolleiflexes and upgraded my System 6000 batteries.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: checked.

The Netherlands

Mr. Hans Klinkhamer
Commandeur 23
7041 LA `s-Heerenberg
The Netherlands
Telephone +31 314 668755
Visitors by appointment only, please.
Hans is servicing and repairing most Rollei cameras (including the SL 66 line), lenses and slide projectors, but not Rollei 2000, 3000 and compact cameras, electronic flash units and the electronics of the SLX and 6000-series.
About this entry (02/2023). Contact details: Confirmed.

Europe outside EU


Mr. Claudio Fabio
Classic Camera Repair
Plattenstrasse 5
CH-8810 Horgen
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: checked.

United Kingdom

Mr. Brian Mickleboro
Bower Cottage,
Magdalen Green,
Telephone: +44 1371 831171
e-mail: Brian Mickleboro
Formerly of The Studio Workshop, London. Mr. Mickleboro is factory trained and has 30-40 years of experience in servicing Rollei cameras. Highly recommended.
About this entry (10/2017). Contact details: checked.

The Americas


Mr. René Genest
Service Caméra Pro
2042 blvd Père Lelièvre
Québec, Q.C. G1P 2W9
contact: Mr. Genest prefers a telephone call.
Repairs of medium format and 35 mm camera’s like all Rolleiflex TLRs (6×6 cm and 4×4 cm), SL 66, Rollei 35. Also Hasselblad, Yashica, Mamiya, Bronica, Pentax 6×7, Nikon, etc.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: confirmed.


Mr Harry Fleenor
Oceanside Camera Repair
909 N. Aviation Blvd. Ste. 4
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-6241
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), Rollei SL66, Rollei 35.
Please note that Mr Fleenor does not work on the Rollei-Magic, Rolleiflex T and the Baby-Rolleiflex 4×4, Rolleicord I, II, III and all Rolleiflex TLR cameras with electronics like the GX, FX, FT and FW. Mr Fleenor installs Maxwell bright screens and checks and corrects focusing.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up. Contact details: checked.

Special services

Mr. Bill Maxwell
Maxwell Precision Optics
P.O. Box 33146,
Decatur, GA 30033-0146,
Telephone (404) 244-0095
e-mail: Maxwell Precision Optics
Mr. Maxwell sells and installs focusing screens of the highest quality for new and classic Rolleiflexes and other cameras.
About this entry (10/2021). Contact details: no recent information.

Mr. Rick Oleson
Rick Oleson BrightScreen
Focusing screens for Rolleiflex and other camera’s. I purchased a BrightScreen MP.
About this entry (10/2021). Website: up.