Nagaoka / Ikeda 4X5 ultralight field camera w/ 150mm + 215m lenses + holders
This Ikeda (made by Nagaoka) 4X5 camera is one of the lightest and smallest field cameras ever made, at 2.6LB. (1.15KG) This camera is the ideal tool for hikers and backpackers. Along with a nice set of lenses, this is a great outdoors 4X5 field camera kit. There is not much this camera cannot do in the field or studio. This later model Nagaoka has a retro moving rear standard, adjustable position front standard (which allows for up to 15 degree front swing) and more.
Ikeda Anba 4X5 Field camera
Schneider Symmar S MC 150mm F5.6 (Caltar S II)
Ilex Acutar 215mm F6.3 coated lens in copal shutter
3 4X5 film holders (used - tested, light-tight)
Camera features and condition:
This is a USED, good working Ikeda 4X5 field camera.
Bellows tested light-tight, flexible and in good shape all around.
Extremely light and compact design.
Movements includes front tilt rise/fall, limited swing. Rear tilt (and limited rear swing).
Cosmetically, this camera is in fair shape, with nice wood finish and normal signs of use all around. Please see photos.
All camera movements, knobs and gears are in good working condition.
Spring back is tight and works as it should.
Plain ground glass is in good condition - can be upgraded upon request (100-150$ depending on options, ask us before checking out).
The back can easily be set up for vertical or horizontal positions.
Schneider Symmar S MC 150mm F5.6 (caltar S II): The 150mm is normal angle of view on 4X5 (equivalent to 50mm on 35mm format cameras). Modern, multi-coated, all around sharp lens, branded for Calumets in house sales.
Ilex Acutar 215mm F6.3: The 215mm is a tele/portrait angle of view on 4X5 (equivalent to 85mm on 35mm format cameras). Compact, light, modern, coated. Clean glass, modern copal shutter, runs nicely at all speeds.