Image of Tachihara 8X10 field camera + Schneider G Claron 240mm F9 lens + holder
  • Image of Tachihara 8X10 field camera + Schneider G Claron 240mm F9 lens + holder
  • Image of Tachihara 8X10 field camera + Schneider G Claron 240mm F9 lens + holder
  • Image of Tachihara 8X10 field camera + Schneider G Claron 240mm F9 lens + holder
  • Image of Tachihara 8X10 field camera + Schneider G Claron 240mm F9 lens + holder

Tachihara 8X10 field camera + Schneider G Claron 240mm F9 lens + holder

$2,345.00



The Tachihara 8X10 field camera is a compact folding, lightweight camera. This camera has all the advancements of later model Tachihara's with improved hardware materials, teflon washers and super refined finish. Amazing craftsmanship, hand made in Japan.

More than 20 8X10 capable lenses in stock! Prefer this camera with any of our other many LF lenses in stock (some may not be listed, ask for more details).

Includes:

Tachihara 8X10 field camera
Schneider G Claron 240mm F9
Modern plastic 8X10 film holder

LENS:

Schneider G Claron 240mm F9 (COATED) in Copal #1 shutter
Modern lens in a modern shutter with lots of coverage on 8X10
Excellent moderate wide lens for 8X10 with massive image circle
Extremely sharp
Clean glass all around, includes both original caps

ALL FUNCTIONS ON THIS CAMERA ARE IN GOOD WORKING CONDITION with smooth action throughout:

This is a used Tachihara 8X10 camera in good working order
Normal signs of use throughout, with some minor bumps/dings/scrapes
Original factory finish is intact, clean and shiny
All metal hardware is clean
This camera has front swing, and offers some massive movements including front swing/rise/fall, and yaw free tilts, rear swings and tilts
Original bellows is TESTED LIGHT TIGHT
Hand strap is good
All knobs are good
Ground glass and fresnel lens are clean, original fresnel is bright
All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition, and offer smooth moving action as you can expect from a Japanese precision machine
Spring lock back is tight and works as it should and includes the rare leaf springs
The back can easily be set up for vertical or horizontal positions
Holder is modern, used and tested LIGHT TIGHT

Our in house master wood craftsman did some minor repairs to the rear frame of this camera due to mishandling by previous owner, camera is as solid as it was when it left the factory. DOES NOT AFFECT USE, RELIABILITY OR FUNCTION IN ANY WAY