Wista 45N 4X5 Field Camera with 150mm + 90mm Lenses + Holders


The Wista 45N is a fully featured, all metal field camera. An extra long bellows draw and a very stable/rigid platform make this an ideal LF choice.


• Wista 45N 4X5 field camera
• Fuji W 150mm F6.3 lens
• Ilex 90mm F8 (Caltar) lens
• 3 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Front movements include shift, rise and tilt
• Rear movements include tilt and swing
• Camera uses common, easy-to-find, Technika-style lens boards
• Rotating back
• Built-in viewing hood
• Bright, high-precision ground glass/fresnel combo

Camera Condition:

• This is a used, good working condition Wista 45N 4X5 camera
• Cosmetically, this camera is in good shape with normal signs of use
• Bellows are tested light tight
• All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition
• Graflock/spring back is tight and works perfectly
• Ultra-bright, high-precision, original Wista fresnel/ground glass is installed (shows some marks and nicks, does not impact use)

Fuji W 150mm F6.3:

• 150mm is a normal-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 40mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• Clean, modern, multi-coated glass
• Shutter fires nicely on all speeds

Ilex 90mm F8:

• 90mm is a wide-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 28mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• This lens is essentially a licensed copy of the Schneider Super-Angulon, made by Ilex in the USA
• One of the world's first CAD lenses ever made
• Superior to the Schneider lenses of that era in every respect
• Clean glass
• Good working shutter

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