Deardorff V8 front swing 8X10 camera w/ Rodenstock MC 300mm F5.6 lens + holder


Fully serviced Deardorff V8 with camera front swings.


• Deardorff V8 8X10 camera with front swings
• 8x10 light-tight, well used film holder
• Rodenstock Apo Sironar N MC 300mm F5.6

Camera Features:

• Mahogany wood construction
• Brand new bellows
• Massive bellows draw (31"+)
• Front movements include swing, rise, fall, and tilt (on/off axis)
• Rear movements: Tilt and swing
• Back can easily be mounted in vertical or horizontal positions
• Original gridded Deardorff ground glass

Camera Condition:

• This camera is well used and in good working condition
• Cosmetically, this camera wooden parts show normal and heavy signs of use with some dings, scrapes and bumps throughout, with nice patina
• All levers, knobs and locks are present and work as they should
• Bellows are tested, light tight
• Original leather bellows is soft, flexible and pliable, easily extends to max draw with no strain on camera
• Original Deardorff gridded ground glass is clean and clear

Rodenstock Apo Sironar N MC 300mm F5.6:

• 305mm is a normal angle on 8X10 cameras (similar to a 50mm lens on 35mm format cameras)
• One of the most advanced LF lenses
• Massive image circle for huge movements
• Branded as Sinaron S for sale under Sinar's home brand
• Clean multi-coated glass with no haze, scratches or fungus
• Shutter fires nicely on all speeds