Meridian 45A 4X5 all metal field camera with 127mm lens + holders + film


Rare Meridian 45A camera which appears to have been modified by the previous owner.

Modifications include:

• Conversion to accept standard graflex type lensboards
• Bail back lever
• Remove built in viewing hood


• Meridian 45A 4X5 camera
• Kodak Ektar 127mm F4.7 lens
• Three 4X5 film holders
• Fresh, sealed box of CatLABS X FILM 80 B/W 4X5 sheet film (25 sheets)

Camera Features:

• All metal construction
• Extremely rigid and stable
• Extensive movements on front and rear
• Can carry a small lens mounted inside when folded

Camera Condition:

• This camera is WELL 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
• Spring back is tight and works as it should
• Ground glass is generally clean and bright but does have some marks on matte

Kodak Ektar 127mm F4.7:

• 127mm is a moderate wide-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 38mm
lens on 35mm cameras)
• Lens glass is clean with no scratches, haze, or fungus
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds

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