Nicca-Tower Type-3 35mm Rangefinder Film Camera - Early "Made in Occupied Japan" Model from about 1951 - Super Clean - Nice Collectors Item


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Nicca Camera Tower Type-3 35mm Rangefinder Film Camera
***Early "Made in Occupied Japan" Model from about 1951
Super Clean - Tested - Needs repair.

Perfect for display, repair or parts.

What a beautiful camera from Nicca Camera of Tokyo -
It's rather hard to find these that still look this nice.

The Tower brand was sold by Sears, Roebuck & Company
in their stores and in their catalogs.

It's been inspected, cleaned, and tested. The shutter is not fully operating and will
need to be repaired. Some speeds do work and sound accurate
against my Nicca S-3 but the shutter curtain is getting sluggish and worn.

The film advance is smooth, the shutter cocks, the shutter button fires nicely,
the rewind knob and all other levers work as they should
and for the most part, move freely.

The body has a slight dent on the top plate near the serial number. Please
check out the detailed pictures of the actual camera you will receive
to best gauge the condition for yourself. I personally rate this
camera in excellent condition with no corrosion and beautiful surfaces.
The leatherette is clean, tight and complete.

The rangefinder works well but is a bit dim. It does focus. The viewfinder
is bright and clear and super clean.

This lovely camera comes from a smoke and pet free home and will
be mailed very quickly - often the same day!

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