Calumet 8X10 Studio camera with Ilex 305mm F6.3 lens + holder

$1,095.00

The Calumet studio camera is a stripped down version of the C1 folding field camera.

It uses a simple design to provide a simple to use, rigid body.

This particular camera was used by the Convair division of General Dynamics, perhaps in their missile testing range in the late 60's and early 70's.

Includes:

• Calumet Studio 8X10 all metal camera
• Ilex Caltar 305mm F6.3 lens
• One used film holder

Features:

• Rear: Swing, Tilt
• Front - fine focus ONLY
• Back can easily be set up for vertical or horizontal position
• Spring back bail lever
• Bellows draw: 7-28"

Condition:

• Camera body shows normal signs of use
• Bellows are tested light tight
• Knobs and levers lock tightly and work as they should
• Holder is used, tested light tight

Ilex Caltar 305mm F6.3:

• 305mm is a normal angle of view on 8X10 (similar to 50mm on 35mm format
cameras)
• Classic lens design, coated glass with a high density aperture
• Super smooth out of focus blur (bokeh)
• Glass is clean with no fungus, haze or scratches though does have some minor
internal dust particles/debris, which do not impact image quality
• Shutter recently serviced and fires nicely on all speeds, slower speeds are a bit
longer than indicated

Ask us about combining this purchase with any of our other large format lenses or film holders.

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