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Sears (Mamiya) TLS SLR with Auto sear 55mm f1.7

Mamiya

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7/10 overall condition come with 6 months warranty.

* little dent on lens

*Film counter not working

SN359079

Description: 

Classic solid all-metal mechanical SLR made by Ricoh for Sears. Same as the Ricoh Singlex TLS and Mamiya 1000msx read more.

Specfication:

  • Produced circa 1967, Ricoh Co., Ltd. Japan
  • Film type 135 (35mm)
  • Picture size 24 x 36mm
  • Weight 26.4oz (748.4g) body only; with Auto Sears 1.4/55mm lens 2 lbs, 5.6 oz (1.66kg)
  • Lens M42 screw-mount Auto Sears (Rikenon) 1.4/55mm
  • Filter size
  • Shutter Copal metal square
  • Shutter speeds B-1000 (sync at 1/125)
  • Viewfinder SLR (fresnel, microprism)
  • Exposure meter CdS with match needle, stop-down metering, on-off switch
  • ASA settings 25-1600
  • Battery originally 675 1.3v mercury

Review by Matt's camera classic:

Impressive features: rugged construction, fast glass, awesome shutter. The Copal Metal Square is my favorite mechanical shutter, it’s more dependable than rain on a holiday. Decades later they are strong and accurate, any camera that has one is in my opinion a cut above the rest, which makes cameras like this such a bargain. read more.

Reference:

http://mattsclassiccameras.com/slr/sears-tls-ricoh-singlex-tls/

Instagram sample photo credit:

 

  • 1.aufafi
  • 2.thesunny16
  • 3.aufafi

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    Type: 35mm Camera

    Vendor: Mamiya