Zone VI "Newfane" Gold Plated 8X10 Camera + 300mm F5.6 MC Lens +Holder +Fresnel #8279

$2,980.00 Sold Out

Late Zone VI 8X10 camera of the last Newfane, VT production run. A superb, rigid, stable and convenient design, made of Black Walnut and gold plated hardware.


• Zone VI Newfane 8X10 gold plated camera
• Schneider Symmar S MC 300mm F5.6
• One modern, light tight tested 8X10 film holder

Camera Features:

• Front movements include swing, shift, rise/fall, and tilt (on/off axis)
• Rear movements include tilt and extensive swing
• Camera uses common, easy-to-find, 4X4 wooden lens boards
• Back easily mounted in horizontal or vertical positions
• Bail back lever for easy loading/unloading of film holders
• 2" grid ground glass with upgraded fresnel bright screen

Camera Condition:

• This camera is lightly used, tested, and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this camera is in good shape and shows minimal signs of use
• Bellows are tested, light tight
• All camera movements, knobs, gears, and latches are in good working condition
• Ground glass and fresnel are clean and bright
• *** There is a hairline crack along the front, top plate of the rare frame. This is common on this camera model due to the way it rests when closed. This is a weak point on a redundant part of the top of the frame. This has no impact on stability, rigidity and longevity of the camera - please see photos.

Schneider Symmar S MC 300mm F5.6:

• 300mm is a normal-angle of view lens on 8X10 cameras (similar to a 50mm lens on 35mm cameras)
• This lens is used, tested, and working as it should
• Cosmetically, this lens shows normal signs of use
• Clean, multi-coated glass with no fungus, haze or scratches
• Shutter is in good working condition and fires nicely on all speeds

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