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Hasselblad 500C + C12 Film Magazine (30015 / TIMAC) + 80mm f2.8 Planar C + Waist Level Finder (Old / 42021 Chrome)

Hasselblad 500C + C12 Film Magazine (30015 / TIMAC) + 80mm f2.8 Planar C + Waist Level Finder (Old / 42021 Chrome)

Regular price $2,201.00 USD
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Used item, no tax.
Tested and inspected with special tools and machinery. Working correctly after professional repair or service. Any flaws present will be noted and will not affect typical use.
Body: Body cocking, advancing, and mirror mechanisms cleaned and lubricated. Cocking angle & focusing screen height adjusted.
Back: Film back and frame counter mechanisms cleaned and lubricated. Broken film spool holder friction lock replaced.
Lens: Lens, aperture, depth of field preview, focusing helicoid, and shutter mechanisms cleaned, lubricated, and adjusted as necessary. Inner lens elements cleaned.
The lens has a small crack on the underside of the front element, likely from poor-quality repair in the past. There are also a few small scratches. They won't affect image quality but are noticeable. Comes with standard focusing screen (42161) and B50 lens cap (51640).

Details: Hasselblad 500C + C12 Film Magazine (30015 / TIMAC) + 80mm f2.8 Planar C + Waist Level Finder (Old / 42021 Chrome)

120 manual focus Hasselblad V mount medium format camera released by Hasselblad in the autumn of 1957 and manufactured until 1970. Initiated the change to use leaf shutters located inside the lenses instead of focal plane shutters inside the camera (as on the older 1600F and 1000F). Two designs were produced; the first from 1957 to 1959 and the second onward until 1970. The first design has a small pin inside the lens mount that will prevent newer CF lenses from mounting correctly. The pin was removed on the second version. Does not have interchangeable focus screens like the later models. Metal body available in silver.

  • Shutter: Uses leaf shutters housed in the lenses
  • Size: 99 x 99 x 96mm
  • Weight: 463g (body only)

120 film magazine made for V series 120 SLRs by Hasselblad starting in 1955. This is an improved model of the older "12" magazine that is compatible with 500C and later models. These magazines are usable but much slower to load than the later A12 film magazines. Metal body available in chrome.

  • Size: 95 x 91 x 48mm
  • Weight: 403g

Manual focus normal lens made for the Hasselblad V system medium format cameras introduced by Carl Zeiss for Hasselblad together with the 500C camera in 1957. The first version of the 80mm lens without "T" coating. Some early production lenses (up to 1961 serial number 2825569) had a slightly different optical design of 6 elements and without a depth of field preview lever. Metal body available in chrome.

  • Hasselblad 80mm f2.8 Planar C (7 elements, 5 groups)
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.9m
  • Aperture blades: 5
  • Size: 78 x 52mm
  • Weight: 469g

Waist level viewfinder made by Hasselblad for the V system medium format cameras. Has a pop-up fine focus magnifying loupe. Has 4 sides that fold manually. Chrome metal body.

  • Size: 69 x 66 x 16 (folded)
  • Weight: 82g
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Hasselblad 500C + C12 Film Magazine (30015 / TIMAC) + 80mm f2.8 Planar C + Waist Level Finder (Old / 42021 Chrome)

Also includes: front cap

Hasselblad V System

The Hasselblad V system consists of a variety of 6x6 medium format cameras that began production in 1948. These bodies were produced, with many iterations, until 2013. All Hasselblad V cameras use medium format (generally 120) roll film and produce 6x6cm square images.

The first cameras of the V system, the 1600F and 1000F, used in-body focal plane shutters. While they were successful, issues with reliability and fragility, as well as user desire to sync flash more easily, prompted Hasselblad to switch to lens-based leaf shutters.

The first Hasselblad with a leaf shutter was the 500C in 1957. These lenses, fitted with Synchro Compur shutters, proved incredibly robust, reliable, and popular. NASA even brought these cameras to the moon, as Hasselblad loves to remind us! The famous ”Earthrise” photo, with the Earth rising over the horizon of the moon, was taken with a modified Hasselblad 500EL and 250mm lens.

For the next 60 years Hasselblad cameras would stand as the definitive modular SLR experience. Despite innovations from companies like Mamiya, Zenza Bronica, and Rolleiflex, the Hasselblad V system was the bar to reach in terms of build/image quality.

Hasselblad V cameras have access to a wide array of Carl Zeiss lenses as well as a series of interchangeable backs, allowing the cameras to shoot 6x6, 6x4.5, and 35mm panoramic. There are even digital backs that can turn your 60 year old Hasselblad into a modern digital camera!

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