Tachihara 4X5 Camera w/ MC 150mm + 210mm Lenses + Fresnel + Holders + FILM #23

$1,685.00

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.

This camera has had the front standard modified, to allow for yaw free front tilt, and to take advantage of the extra long bellows by adding an additional 50-60mm of draw.

Includes:

• Tachihara 4X5 camera
• Rodenstock Sironar N MC 210mm F5.6 lens (branded as Caltar)
• Rodenstock Geronar MC 150mm F6.3 lens
• Two 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)
• Fresh, sealed box, 25 sheets of CatLABS X FILM 80 BW negative film

Camera Features:

• Ultralight construction (~3.2lbs)
• Front movements include swing, rise and tilt, and yaw free 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:

• This camera is used unit and shows normal sings of handling
• Camera is fully tested and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this camera is in pristine shape and shows minimal signs of use if any
• Bellows are tested light-tight, though does have some slight misfold towards front
• 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

Rodenstock Geronar MC 150mm F6.3:

• 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
• Very small and light lens
• Clean, multi-coated glass
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds

Rodenstock Sironar-N MC 210mm F5.6:

• 210mm is a Tele/portrait angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to an 85mm 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" for sale under Calumet's home brand

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

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