Minolta Super A 35mm Rangefinder Film Camera with Super Rokkor 50mm F/1.8 Fast Prime Lens with Lens Cap - Pristine and Fully Functional
Here we have a fantastic condition Minolta Super A 35mm film rangefinder camera with Super Rokkor 50mm F/1.8 fast prime lens. Both the camera and lens are fully functional and ready to produce another lifetime of fantastic photos.
This rangefinder camera was among the best in the world when it was released, and in fact featured many advancements over comparable Leica cameras. These include a combined rangefinder/viewfinder system, quiet leaf shutter, and an integrated film take-up spool and hinged film door.
The camera is in excellent condition cosmetically with one small dent on the top plate that can be seen in the photos. It is functionally perfect. All dials, knobs, levers, and switches actuate as they should with mechanical precision. The viewfinder is clean and the rangefinder works perfectly. The rangefinder patch is as it should be, and the film compartment and shutter are clean and free of damage or debris. All shutter speeds are functional and accurate.
The lens is in excellent condition as well. Focus actuation is smooth and precise, and the aperture ring clicks into its detents nicely. The aperture blades are beautiful and the mechanism works perfectly. The glass is free of damage, scratches, fungus, and cleaning marks.
The standard focal length of 50mm is perfect for all types of general photography, from snapshots to portraits, landscapes to street photography. The fast aperture of F/1.8 allows for low-light shooting and provides beautiful subject isolation when shot wide open. Stopped down it sharpens up very nicely and creates high quality images.
This gorgeous camera will be carefully packaged and shipped immediately.