Image of Tachihara 4X5 field camera w/ two rodenstock MC 90mm + 150mm lenses +holders EX+
  • Image of Tachihara 4X5 field camera w/ two rodenstock MC 90mm + 150mm lenses +holders EX+
  • Image of Tachihara 4X5 field camera w/ two rodenstock MC 90mm + 150mm lenses +holders EX+
  • Image of Tachihara 4X5 field camera w/ two rodenstock MC 90mm + 150mm lenses +holders EX+
  • Image of Tachihara 4X5 field camera w/ two rodenstock MC 90mm + 150mm lenses +holders EX+

Tachihara 4X5 field camera w/ two rodenstock MC 90mm + 150mm lenses +holders EX+

$1,599.00 / Sold Out


The Tachihara is modern wooden camera, made in Japan from 400 year old kin dried Japanese cherry wood, and finished with a super gloss protective layer. This later production Tachihara incorporates many improvements including easy grip knobs, teflon washers, self-setting zero set position strut springs, fresnel lens, rear retro tracking standard and more.

This camera appears to have never been used, and is paired with a set of later production Rodenstock MC lenses.

Features:

Front: Swing, rise/fall, Yaw free/axis tilts
Rear: Tilt, Swing
Camera uses common and easy to find technika style lens boards
Both front and rear standards have retro movement to easily accommodate very short focal lengths

Includes:

Tachihara 4X5 field camera
Rodenstock Grandaron N MC 90mm F6.8
Rodenstock Apo Sironar N MC 150mm F5.6
3 modern, used, light tight tested film holders
Ask as about combining this purchase with any of our other Large Format lenses or film holders

Condition:

This is a very LIGHTLY USED (it at all), good working condition Tachihara 4X5 camera
Cosmetically this camera is in PRISTINE condition, with all original factory finish intact and shiny
Bellows is in good shape inside and out tested light tight and in good working condition
Bellows has a slight misfold which is very common on this camera model, does not affect use in any way
All camera movements, knobs, gears and latches are in good working condition
Spring back is tight and works perfectly
Holders are film tested and light tight
Original Tachihara fresnel lens and girdded protective panel are clean and clean and very bright

LENSES:

Rodenstock Apo Sironar N MC 150mm F5.6:
The 150mm is a normal angle lens on 4X5, (equivalent to a 50mm lens on 35mm format cameras). This is a modern, multicoated lens which offers excellent coverage and sharpness all around. Glass is clean, shutter fires nicely on all speeds. Branded as "Caltar IIN".

Rodenstock Grandagon N MC 90mm F6.8:
The 90mm is a wide angle lens on 4X5, (equivalent to a 28mm lens on 35mm format cameras). This is a modern, multicoated lens which offers excellent coverage and sharpness all around. Glass is clean, shutter fires nicely on all speeds. Branded as "Caltar IIN". Huge coverage - covers 5X7.