Toyo 45A 4X5 Field Camera with 150mm + 210mm Lenses + Holders (#2)


The Toyo 45A is an all metal field camera that offers a very rigid/stable platform and a full range of controls (packed into a highly portable package). This camera is decked out with many of the upgrades Toyo has to offer: a bright fresnel lens and a rotating back with a bail back lever. Brand new bellows have just been installed.


• Toyo 45A 4X5 field camera
• Schneider Symmar S MC 150mm F5.6 lens (branded as "Orbit")
• Rodenstock Geronar MC 210mm F6.8 lens (branded as "Caltar")
• 3 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Front movements include swing, shift, rise and tilt
• Rear movements include swing and tilt
• Rotating back
• Bail back lever
• Bright fresnel lens/ground glass combo

Camera Condition:

• This is a well used, good working condition Toyo 45A field camera
• Cosmetically, this camera shows normal/heavy signs of use
• Bellows are brand new (made in Japan)
• All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition
• Graflock/international-equipped back is tight and works perfectly
• Original gridded ground glass/fresnel combo is ultra-bright and clear

Schneider Symmar S MC 150mm F5.6:

• Branded as "Orbit", for sale under B&J's home brand
• 150mm is a normal-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 50mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• Excellent sharpness and contrast
• Clean, modern, multi-coated glass
• Shutter fires nicely on all speeds

Rodenstock Geronar MC 210mm F6.8:

• Compact lens design
• Excellent landscape and portrait lens
• Branded as "Caltar"
• 210mm is a tele/portrait-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to an 85mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• Clean, multi-coated glass
• Shutter fires nicely on all speeds

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