Wista 45RF 4X5 Camera with 135mm + 180mm Lenses + Holders

$1,579.00

The Wista 45RF is the latest iteration of Wista's all metal cameras (still available new today), based on the 45VX model, with an added multi-focal length rangefinder. This is a fully featured, all metal camera, with an extra long bellows draw and a very stable/rigid platform. Includes front/rear swings, interchangeable bellows and the best fresnel/ground glass combo in the industry. The RF makes this a very capable camera in the field or in the studio, and adds a level of convenience rarely found in field cameras.

Includes:

• Wista 45RF 4X5 camera
• Schneider Symmar 135mm F5.6 lens
• Rodenstock Apo-Sironar-N 180mm F5.6 lens (Sinar Sinaron S)
• Three 4X5 film holders (used, modern, tested light-tight)

Camera Features:

• Front movements include shift, rise, tilt and swing
• Rear movements include tilt and swing
• Camera uses common, easy-to-find, Technika-style lens boards
• Interchangeable bellows
• Built-in viewing hood
• Built-in rangefinder, with universal cams for 135mm, 150mm and 180mm lenses
• Rotating back
• Ultra-bright, high-precision ground glass/fresnel combo

Camera Condition:

• This camera is used, tested and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this camera is in well-used condition and shows heavy signs of use
• Bellows have recently been replaced and are tested light-tight
• All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition
• Rangefinder works as it should (infinity stops for each lens should be set by new owner)
• Graflok/spring back is tight and works as it should
• Ultra-bright, high-precision, original Wista fresnel/ground glass combo is clean and clear

Rodenstock Apo-Sironar-N 180mm F5.6:

• Branded as Sinaron S, for sale under Sinar's home brand
• One of the most advanced LF lenses ever made
• APO-corrected, multi-coated glass
• Massive coverage
• Extreme sharpness
• 180mm is a tele/portrait-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 65mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• This lens is used, tested and working as it should
• Clean glass
• No fungus, haze, scratches or other major issues to note
• Front filter rim is dented and will not take filters
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds
• No caps included

Schneider Symmar 135mm F5.6:

• 135mm is a moderately wide/normal-angle of view lens on 4X5 cameras (similar to a 40mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• This lens is used, tested and working as it should
• Superb, clean, coated glass
• No fungus, haze, scratches or other major issues to note
• Press shutter (no need to wind shutter before each shot) is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds
• Aperture scale is hand-marked
• No caps included

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

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