Image of Tachihara 45II 4X5 camera with 90mm and 135mm lenses + holders MINT/EX++
  • Image of Tachihara 45II 4X5 camera with 90mm and 135mm lenses + holders MINT/EX++
  • Image of Tachihara 45II 4X5 camera with 90mm and 135mm lenses + holders MINT/EX++
  • Image of Tachihara 45II 4X5 camera with 90mm and 135mm lenses + holders MINT/EX++
  • Image of Tachihara 45II 4X5 camera with 90mm and 135mm lenses + holders MINT/EX++

Tachihara 45II 4X5 camera with 90mm and 135mm lenses + holders MINT/EX++

$1,795.00



The Tachihara is a modern wooden camera, made in Japan. It is made from 400 year old kin dried Japanese cherry wood and finished with a super gloss protective layer. This is Tachihara's latest and most advanced version, the 45II. It incorporates many improvements, including easy grip knobs, teflon washers, self-setting zero set position strut springs, fresnel lens, rear GEARED retro tracking standard and more.

This camera features chrome finish hardware. This is a custom order, not available as a regular product and only available if specially ordered from the factory in advance.

This camera appears to have never been used, or used VERY lightly and is paired with a set of modern LF lenses.

Features:

Front: Swing, rise/fall, Yaw free/axis tilts
Rear: Tilt, Swing, geared focus/retro movement
Camera uses common and easy to find Technika-style lens boards
Both front and rear standards have retro movement to easily accommodate very short focal lengths

Includes:

Tachihara 45II 4X5 field camera
Fuji W EBC 135mm F5.6
Fuji SW EBC 90mm F8
3 modern, used, light-tight tested film holders

Condition:

This is a very LIGHTLY USED (if at all), good working condition latest model Tachihara 4X5 camera.
Cosmetically, this camera is in PRISTINE condition, with all original factory finish intact and shiny.
Only one minor ding on upper frame would indicate this camera had been handled.
Bellows is in good shape inside and out, tested light-tight and in good working condition.
All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition.
Spring back is tight and works perfectly.
Holders are film tested and light-tight.
Original Tachihara fresnel lens and girdded protective panel are clean and very bright.

LENSES:

Fuji W EBC 135mm F5.6 - The 135mm is a moderate wide angle lens on 4X5, (equivalent to a 40mm lens on 35mm format cameras). This is a modern, multi-coated lens, which offers excellent coverage and extreme sharpness. Glass is clean, shutter fires nicely on all speeds

Fuji SW EBC F8 - The 90mm is a wide angle lens on 4X5, (equivalent to a 28mm lens on 35mm format cameras). A modern, multi-coated lens which offers excellent coverage (covers 5X7) and sharpness. Possibly one of the best 90mm lenses in its class. Glass is clean, shutter fires nicely on all speeds.