Toko Nikki II (Nagaoka) 4X5 Camera with 150mm + 270mm Lenses + Holders

$1,795.00

The Toko Nikki II is a superb, modern design field camera, made by the Nagaoka workshop. This is the most capable of all Japanese folding wooden cameras, with a massive bellows draw, rear shift, and many other advanced features (while still maintaining a feather weight of under 4 LBS).

Includes:

• Toko Nikki II 4X5 camera
• Computar Symmetrigon 150mm F6.3 lens
• Schneider Tele-Arton 270mm F5.5 lens
• Three 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Front movements include swing, rise and tilt
• Rear movements include swing, tilt and retro geared focusing
• 390mm bellows draw
• Camera uses common, easy-to-find, Technika-style lens boards
• Back can easily be mounted in vertical or horizontal position

Camera Condition:

• This camera is used, tested and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this camera is in good shape and shows normal signs of use
• Bellows is brand new and tested light-tight
• All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition
• Spring back is tight and works perfectly
• Original, ultra-bright, high-precision, gridded ground glass is clean and clear

Computar Symmetrigon 150mm F6.3:

• One of the least known LF lenses, but one of the best performers out there
• Superb sharpness and contrast
• 72° coverage
• 150mm is a normal-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 50mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• Exceptionally clean, multi-coated glass
• No fungus, haze, scratches or other major issues to note
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds
• No caps included

Schneider Tele-Arton 270mm F5.5:

• "Tele" -design lenses require about half of the bellows draw compared to conventional lenses of the same focal length, making this an ideal field-use lens
• 270mm is a tele/portrait angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 100mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• Generally clean, multi-coated glass
• Glass shows minor blemish on the front element's coating (will not affect image quality)
• No fungus, haze, scratches or other major issues to note (aside from the above noted)
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds
• No caps included

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

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