Please help me identify this camera.

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Eric Rose, Feb 21, 2004.

  1. Eric Rose

    Eric Rose Subscriber

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    This camera is a 4x5 field camera and seems to have a fair amount of movements. The only thing that is missing that I would like to have is front shift. The maximum bellows extension is about 12 inches.

    I have put a bunch of pictures of it in the Non Gallery Pictures area.

    Please take and look at the pics and then put your suggestions under this thread.

    Thanks,

    Eric
     
  2. lee

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    if it doesn't have rear rise, I would say it is a Calumet Woodfield.


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  3. Loose Gravel

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    It is unusual to have the rear focus. If the bellows goes out to 14" with the rear extended, I'd guess it is a Toko. No, not Toyo, but TOKO. I had one in the 80s, sold it and then bought another in the 90s. A friend has one, too. They were all different colors of stain, but the hardware was the same. There were a couple that had 16" bellows, but very rare. I'll give it a closer look.
     
  4. Eric Rose

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    I have been thinking that a lot of these Japanese field cameras are made in the same factory and just have different name plates put on them.