Image of Calumet C1 8X10 camera LIGHT GREEN VERSION + Goerz Dagor 305mm F6.8 lens + holder
  • Image of Calumet C1 8X10 camera LIGHT GREEN VERSION + Goerz Dagor 305mm F6.8 lens + holder
  • Image of Calumet C1 8X10 camera LIGHT GREEN VERSION + Goerz Dagor 305mm F6.8 lens + holder
  • Image of Calumet C1 8X10 camera LIGHT GREEN VERSION + Goerz Dagor 305mm F6.8 lens + holder
  • Image of Calumet C1 8X10 camera LIGHT GREEN VERSION + Goerz Dagor 305mm F6.8 lens + holder

Calumet C1 8X10 camera LIGHT GREEN VERSION + Goerz Dagor 305mm F6.8 lens + holder

$1,590.00



This is an extremely clean example of the legendary Calumet C1 camera. It is a versatile and easy to use LF system. This "Green Monster" version is the newer, lighter version. It is a whole 5 LBS lighter than its black counterpart. Excellent, original finish and newer style calumet nylon bellows.

Lots of movement, huge bellows draw, easy to fold and carry with everything you need, in the studio or in the field. All metal construction and nylon fabric bellows make this camera not only very solid and rigid, but also extremely durable and reliable.

This camera has been professionally modified to accept common and easy to find Cambo lens boards.

A brand new, high quality precision K.B. Canham ground glass has been installed.

Includes:

Calumet C1 8X10 all metal field camera
Darkcloth wire frame
Goerz Dagor 12" F6.8 lens
One used film holder

Features:

Front/Rear: swing, tilt, shift
Front - rise/fall
Back can easily be set up for vertical or horizontal position
Spring back bail lever
Massive bellows draw (35"+), as well as capable of accommodating very short lenses

Condition:

Camera body shows normal signs of use, original factory paint is intact throughout.
Bellows is IN GOOD WORKING condition, tested light-tight. Has many years of service left in it.
Knobs and levers lock tightly and work as they should.
Brand new, high precision K.B. Canham gridded ground glass.
Spring lock back is tight and bail back lever works perfectly.
Handle and both bubble levels in good working condition.
Film holder is a modern plastic unit, USED, light-tight.

Lens:

Goerz Dagor 12" (305mm) F6.8.
Legendary Goerz lens. Massive coverage for extreme movements.
Clean glass.
"Normal" angle of view on 8X10 (similar to 50mm on 35mm format cameras).
Glass is generally clean, shutter fires nicely on all speeds.
Lens offers extreme sharpness and covers 8X10, with very huge room for movements.

Ask us about combining this purchase with any of our Large Format lenses or film holders.