WTB: Ugly but Functional 4x5 Starter Kit
I've been selling a bunch of stuff to fund my entrance into 4x5. I've sold enough to justify a WTB post.
Here's what I'm looking for:
An ugly but functional 4x5 field or press camera featuring a normal lens mounted on a lensboard with a reasonably-accurate shutter. Somewhere between 1 or 3 decent film holders.
Essentially, used 4x5 on a budget. I don't care if the camera smells like cat pee and has more dents than a golfball; if it's light-tight, has an accurate shutter, and is capable of introducing me to the glories (and frustrations) or large format, I'm interested.
... so, what would, say, $300 get me? Or do I really need to come up with more cash for a LF starter camera?
Thanks all for your indulgence!
Bush Pressman 4x5 model D
I have a Busch Mod D with Orig.manual,Kodak Ektar 127mm f4.7 lens with Orig. cap,View Focus Range finder Not installed but is complete with all parts and Copy on manual,
Heiland Flash I have not used but it appears to be complete but no bulbs,Revolving back, 2 spare lens boards9 1 is OEM 1 I made up)Filters and hood and 9 Film holders, all
in a box That might be original equipment.
It has the Original Busch ground glass and another unmarked Ground glass.
Let me know If you want some photos and I will E mail some to you.
I am asking $300.00 plus shipping from Humboldt County calif.