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Toyo 45DM 4X5 Safari Camera with Fuji 180mm F5.6 Lens + Holders


The Toyo DM system is the precursor of the modern Toyo G series. It is a super high-precision LF system, offering mostly geared movements and a fully articulating and modular design.


- Toyo 4X5 45DM camera (safari tan version)
- Fuji EBC W 180mm F5.6
- Three used film holders (tested, light-tight)

Front and rear movements:

- Geared: shift/rise/fine focus
- Non-geared: swing/tilt

Additional features:

Back rotates for vertical or horizontal position.
Back has a handy bail lever, making loading and unloading holders much easier.


Camera body shows some scrapes, bumps, dings, brassing and other normal signs of use.
Bellows is light-tight.
Knobs and levers lock tightly and work as they should.
Original Toyo gridded ground glass/fresnel combo is in good condition.

Fuji 180mm F5.6:

Modern, multi-coated lens.
Slightly longer than normal angle of view on 4X5 (similar to a 70mm lens on 35mm cameras)
Massive coverage for extreme movements (lens nearly covers 8X10).
Shutter works as it should.
Glass is clean with no haze, fungus, scratches or other issues.

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