Image of Deardorff V8 8X10 camera + 355mm F9 Schneider G Claron lens + holder NEW BELLOWS
  • Image of Deardorff V8 8X10 camera + 355mm F9 Schneider G Claron lens + holder NEW BELLOWS
  • Image of Deardorff V8 8X10 camera + 355mm F9 Schneider G Claron lens + holder NEW BELLOWS
  • Image of Deardorff V8 8X10 camera + 355mm F9 Schneider G Claron lens + holder NEW BELLOWS
  • Image of Deardorff V8 8X10 camera + 355mm F9 Schneider G Claron lens + holder NEW BELLOWS

Deardorff V8 8X10 camera + 355mm F9 Schneider G Claron lens + holder NEW BELLOWS

$3,695.00



Deardorff V8 8X10 camera + 355mm F9 Schneider G Claron lens + holder NEW BELLOWS

The ultimate 8X10 field camera. Compact folding, lightweight, amazing craftsmanship, hand built in the US. It is used, with very nice patina all around and is in GOOD working condition. Brand new replacement bellows and ground glass along with many other new parts make this an excellent all around kit choice.

Want this camera with any of our other many LF lenses in stock? (some lenses may not be listed, ask for more details)

Includes:

Deardorff V8 8X10 with front swings
Schneider G CLaron 355mm F9
One modern 8X10 film holder

Camera features and condition:

This is a nice used Deardorff camera with many new parts
Camera is used, and shows normal signs of use all around
Camera is in good working condition, with all functions working as they should
Metal shows some brassing/tarnish from normal use but, will clean up nicely if new owner wanted to
Massive bellows draw as well as retro movement on the rear standard means you can use anything from very short to very long focal length lenses
Lots of movements throughout (see photos), including front on and off axis rise/fall and tilt as well as rear swing/tilt
Brand new replacement bellows is TESTED LIGHT TIGHT
Back easily set up for vertical or horizontal shooting
All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition

New parts include:
Leather handle
Lens board slider lock
Screws
Base plate
Front swing assembly
Bellows
Plain ground glass

LENS:

Schneider G Claron 355mm F9: The 355mm is slightly long/normal angle of view on 8X10. Modern coated lens in modern shutter with MASSIVE coverage (covers 11X14 with room for movements). Shutter fires and sounds good on all speeds. ***Front element has a few minor coating nicks, rear cell has some artifacts inside glass. Both of these issues will not affect image quality - please see detaild photos