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Yashica FR - Camera

Yashica FR - Camera

35mm Contax/Yashica mount SLR camera introduced in 1976 by Yashica. Marked the first time that Yashica attempted to compete in the 35mm professional and serious amateur markets. Metal body available in silver and black.

  • Shutter: Horizontal, cloth, focal plane, 1 s - 1/1000s + B
  • ISO: 12 - 3200
  • Size: 146 x 88 x 56mm
  • Weight: 690g
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Contax/Yashica

The Contax / Yashica mount was the result of a collaboration between Carl Zeiss and Yashica after the latter purchased the rights to the Contax name in 1975. The goal was to merge Zeiss’s excellent lens design with Yashica’s electronics and manufactering process within a single mount. This came only a few years after Leica began collaborating with Minolta.

Both Yashica and Contax would produce cameras and lenses for this new mount, with Yashica targeting consumers and Contax aiming at professionals. Contax SLRs were known for pushing the limits of electronics at the time, and for producing some of the best lenses Zeiss designers ever came up with.

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Yashica FR - Camera Availability & Price History
Date Sold SKU Quality Control Price Image
Available T58206 €29,00 Yashica FR
07 Jul 2024 T72743 € 59,00 Yashica FR - Camera Image
18 Jan 2024 T46285 € 45,93 Yashica FR - Camera Image
02 Mar 2023 T32377 € 29,00 Yashica FR - Camera Image