Tachihara 4X5 Camera w/ 150mm + 90mm Lenses + Fresnel Holders FILM

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The Tachihara 4X5 is a superb, modern-design field camera, and a testament to centuries-long Japanese woodworking tradition. This camera is made of 400-year-old kiln-dried cherry wood. This is an ultralight camera (~3.2lbs), making for an ideal backpacking kit.

Camera was recently fitted with a brand new bellows from "Custom Bellows" in the UK, one of the best bellows maker in the world.

Includes:

• Tachihara 4X5 camera
• Schnneider Symmar S MC 150mm F5.6 (branded as Caltar S II)
• Schneider Super Angulon 90mm F8
• Two 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)
• Fresh, sealed 25 sheet box of CatLABS X FILM 80 BW negative film

Camera Features:

• Ultralight construction (~3.2lbs)
• Front movements include swing, rise, and tilt
• Rear movements include retro focus, swing, and tilt
• Camera uses common, easy-to-find, Linhof/Technika-style lens boards
• Back can easily be mounted in vertical or horizontal position
• Ultra-bright fresnel/ground glass combo

Camera Condition:

• Camera is used and shows normal signs of handling
• Camera is fully tested and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this camera is in good used condition shape and shows normal signs of use
• Bellows are brand new, from Custom Bellows in the UK
• All camera movements, knobs, gears, and latches are in good working condition
• Spring back is tight and works perfectly
• Original Tachihara gridded ground glass/fresnel combo is clean and clear - however, previous owner etched a 6X9 frame on the protector glass, does not impede use in any way

Schneider Symmar S MC 150mm F5.6:

• 150mm is a normal angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 50mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• This lens is used, tested, and working as it should
• Clean, multi-coated glass
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds
• Branded as Caltar S II for sale under Calumets home brand

Schneider Super Angulon 90mm F8:

• 90mm is a wide-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to an 28mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• This lens is used, tested, and working as it should
• Clean glass
• 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.

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