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I am fairly certain mine was a dud or a fake
on 3 June 2013
In my "unreviewed items" this purchase is showing as made by Hoya, sold and fulfilled by Amazon.
I am fairly certain that mine bought via Amazon, was fulfilled by Amazon but sold by a seller. I have this filter in 58mm, 72mm & 77mm versions and they are fine. This one though I am certain is a dud or a fake. The green reflections even in broad daylight are shocking. Sadly I was in South America at the time and had it delivered to a friend, by the time it had got back to me, it was more than 30 days after my purchase and Amazon wasn't really interested in my objections.
I went back to Amazon to purchase 52mm and another 58mm B+W UV filter.
Buyer beware when buying filters online, check them in different lighting conditions, Hoya UV(C) filters should not have green flares on the images