Wista 45SP 4X5 all metal field camera with 120mm + 180mm MC lenses + holders
The Wista 45SP is a top of the line model of Wista's all metal cameras. A fully featured, all metal camera, with an extra long bellows draw and a very stable/rigid platform. Includes front/rear swings, micro swing rear, interchangeable bellows and the best fresnel/ground glass combo in the industry. All movements are smooth and precise. The camera folds up into a tiny package, which can carry the 120mm lens mounted inside while closed.
- Wista 45SP 4X5 field camera
- Osaka (Congo) wide field 120mm F6.3
- Computar Symmetrygon 180mm F6.3
- 3 modern, used, light-tight tested film holders
- Front: shift, rise, tilt, swing
- Rear: tilt, swing, micro swing
- Camera uses common and easy to find technika-style lens boards
- Interchangeable bellows
- Rotating back
- Built in viewing hood
- Ultra bright, high-precision ground glass/fresnel combo
This is a used, good working condition Wista 45SP 4X5 camera.
Cosmetically, this camera is in good shape with normal signs of use.
Bellows is in good working condition and tested light-tight.
All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition.
Graflock/spring back is tight and works perfectly.
Original Wista ultra-bright, high-precision fresnel/ground glass installed- clean and clear.
Holders are film tested and light-tight.
Osaka (Congo) Wide Field 120mm F6.3:
The 120mm is a moderate, wide/normal angle lens on 4X5 (equivalent to a 35mm lens on 35mm format cameras). This is a sharp, compact, modern, multi-coated lens which offers HUGE coverage (covers 5X7 with room for movements). This is a highly sought after backpacking lens, thanks to its excellent performance and tiny form. Glass is clean, shutter fires nicely on all speeds.
Computar Symmetrigon 180mm F6.3:
The 180mm is a slightly longer than "normal" lens on 4X5, (equivalent to a 65mm lens on 35mm format cameras). This modern, APO-corrected lens features the best multi-coated glass available, and some of the best optical designs ever produced. Lots of coverage (covers 5X7). Glass is very sharp and clean, shutter fires nicely on all speeds.
Ask us about combining this purchase with any of our other large format lenses or film holders.