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

$1,425.00

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.

Includes:

- 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 is 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:

The 150mm is a normal-angle of view lens on 4X5 (equivalent to a 40mm lens on 35mm format cameras). This is a modern, multi-coated lens, which offers all around good performance. Glass is clean, shutter fires nicely on all speeds.

Ilex 90mm F8:

The 90mm is a wide-angle of view lens on 4X5 (equivalent to a 28mm lens on 35mm format cameras). This is essentially a licensed copy of the Schneider Super-Angulon, made by Ilex in the USA. This was one of the first computer-aided lens designs ever made and is 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.