Horseman LE 8X10 Monorail Camera with Rodenstock 480mm Lens + Holder


The Horseman LE 8X10 is a geared movement monorail camera, with movements that are only limited by the bellows. A highly versatile and refined camera, the LE is an ideal tool for the studio or in the field.


• Horseman LE 8X10 monorail camera
• Rodenstock Apo-Ronar 480mm F9 lens
• One 8X10 film holder (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Front/rear movement include swing, tilt, geared rise/fall and geared shift
• Features an additional non-geared rise/fall adjustment, for both front and rear frames
• Swing and tilt are only limited by the bellows
• Camera takes standard, easy-to-find Sinar lens boards
• Bail back lever, for easy loading/unloading of film holders
• Back can easily be mounted in vertical or horizontal position
• Ultrabright, borrosilicate ground glass/fresnel combo

Camera Condition:

• This camera is used, tested and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this camera shows heavy signs of use
• Bellows are tested light-tight
• All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition
• Bail back lever is tight and works perfectly
• Ultra-bright, gridded replacement fresnel/ground glass combo has a few marks on the matte side

Rodenstock Apo-Ronar 480mm F9:

• Massive coverage, capable of some extreme movements
• 480mm is is tele/portrait-angle of view lens on 8X10 cameras (similar to an 100mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• This lens is used, tested and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this lens shows very minor (if any) signs of use
• Clean glass
• No fungus, haze, scratches or other major issues to note
• Modern Copal Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds
• Mounted on a Sinar lens board with an aperture preview tube, which shows the aperture selected at any angle (for ease and convenience)
• Includes an original front and rear cap

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