Rare High Quality Yashica 635 TLR 6x6cm Medium Format 120 Film Camera w/ Orig 35mm Kit - Film Tested - Collector Camera from 1958

$284.75 $335.00

High-quality Yashica 635 Twin-lens Reflex (TLR) 120 Film Camera

Film Tested - Guaranteed Working! I do not test the self-timer.
On a camera this old you leave it alone. If you want a selfie,
please use your phone. ^.^

Rather rare this complete and in such great condition.

*** Treat yourself or that special someone to a great gift!

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Uses 120 roll film (widely available) that produces large
6 x 6cm negatives and slides. (21/4" x 21/4")
Best way to get into medium format photography.
AND, with the 35mm kit (included) you can shoot
35mm film and slides!

*** This is one of the best looking 635s we've had
in our collection and with an interesting history too.
We purchased it from the original owner in England and
he had purchased it new in 1958 while stationed at RAF Changi,
Singapore. Please check out the lens cleaning cloth from
the camera shop just off base.

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Clean inside and out... minor factory marks and
some signs of prior careful usage.

A beautiful medium format camera is ready for your collection
or ready for your next photo assignment.

*** Optics are beautiful... the taking lens does have some minor dust inside.
They have no impact on the final picture quality. No scratches, haze or
cleaning marks that I can see.
*** The focus is smooth and spot on. The viewing screen is bright and clean.
*** The aperture settings move freely, the shutter speed setting moves easily.
*** The shutter fires and sounds accurate down to 1 second. Bulb is not working.
*** The aperture blades are snappy, clean and oil-free.

*** This camera was made by Yashima at its modern factory in
Nagano Prefecture in June 1958 and is one of the first 635
models made in the first two months of production. The serial number
(SN 5860231) gives a clue that it was the 231st made!

* From our ever-changing personal collection of classic cameras...
It's been perfectly maintained and stored properly.

* You would be hard-pressed to find a nicer example of this model.

- Yashikor 80mm f/ 3.5 Tomioka Optical lenses
- Copal shutter with Bulb through 1/500 speeds
- The focus scale is in feet
- The accessory cold shoe has the rare "Made in Japan" markings
- (X) flash sync
- Pop-out sports finder and a built-in magnifier
- Original 35mm kit


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All of the cameras in our collection have been carefully maintained and
are described accurately and completely. We are long time photographers
and appreciate quality classic cameras and lenses. We guarantee that
it is as described.

*** Please note- if you've always wanted to get into medium format
photography then this is the one. Look closely at others listed and you'll see
cameras with lots of issues. Many will show signs of severe
corrosion and are super dirty inside and out. Pass up these cameras!
Buy the best you can afford. Thanks, Chris
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*** If you would like to see more images please let us know
and we can provide them via email.
Questions? Ask away... we will always answer you quickly.

Dispatches within 24 hours (or less) of your payment in a
well-packaged box and sent USPS Priority Mail with tracking
and insurance.

Smoke-Free, Pet Free Studio...

Thanks for looking!
Chris and Carol

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