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ZUNOW 1958 REFLEX SLR CAMERA +50MM ZUNOW F1.8 LENS +CAP +FILTERS +PATENT PAPERS

Zunow

  • $17,995.00
  • $17,995.00 Save $1,000

SKU: 26855
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Description

  • Serial #1959867
  • Chrome finish
  • Made in 1958 in Japan
  • World's first film SLR camera with auto diaphragm
  • Ultra rare; produced in very low number
  • Legendary camera as not many have seen it
  • Comes complete with a Zunow 50mm f1.8 lens!

Details

  • Shutter speeds B, 1" - 1/1000
  • Instant return mirror
  • Interchangeable finder
  • Interchangeable focusing screen
  • Removable back

Includes

  • Zunow 50mm f1.8 lens SN #20693
  • Front lens cap
  • Filters: Yellow Y1, Y2, UV with cases
  • Original signed patient paperwork

Cosmetics 9/10

  • No dings, dents or major marks
  • Leatherette all intact
  • Top/bottom plate is clean overall
  • Usually the pentaprism is dented but this one is sharp and crisp. VERY NICE!

Mechanics 9+/10

  • Shutter speeds accurate
  • All camera functions working normally

Optics 9+/10

  • Mirror and prism glass is bright
The camera is exceptionally rare as not many were made. Some say as little as 50-100 cameras. As for the caps, filters and extras, also very rare. 
The highlight is the original PATENT papers. Signed documents and marked TO BE TREATED VERY VERY CAREFULLY. The full description layout of the camera, patent application and details SIGNED in 1958 from by Mr. Hasakazu Kubo.
A spectacular set. Exceptionally rare. complete, working well, clean glass, wonderful condition and very VERY nice extras.
I cannot stress the beauty of this exceptionally RARE camera. A must have.