FS: 4x5 Crown Graphic with 135mm Optar lens

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    From the estate of a local collector comes a Crown Graphic 4x5 camera with an Optar 135mm lens and accurate rangefinder! Fold-down infinity stops are installed and the rangefinder is adjusted for this lens. Everything works, everything looks good: some evidence of light usage but this certainly never saw professional work! The lens shutter sounds crisp and makes appropriate noises for the settings but note that I have no way of testing the shutter so can't vouch for its accuracy. Probably close enough for B&W and color negative, though. Aperture blades are clean and operate smoothly. Glass is clear and without scratches I can see. Lens and body lens releases both work correctly. The ground glass is clean, the viewing hood snaps out smartly and the leather handle is solid. This old guy is ready to rock and roll!

    The price is $350 plus shipping, because of the good condition. I take Paypal and USPS Money orders (United States Postal Service ONLY!) Let me know if you have questions or need more pictures. Thanks for looking!

    Mike
     

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    Sounds like a nice buy, it's a great camera!
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    And it goes great with a fedora!
     
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    Anyone care to make an offer?

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    Bump!
     
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    Price drop to $300.

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    Last reduction before Ebay: $275 plus shipping. Thanks!

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    I'm interested if the camera is still available.
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    It is still available. If you're interested send me your postal information (country if outside the US) and postal code and I'll calculate shipping.

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    Sold!

    the camera is sold. Thanks!

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