Tower/Sears Type 3 35mm Manual Focus Rangefinder Camera with 50mm f/2 Nikkor H-C Lens

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Tower/Sears Type 3 35mm Manual Focus Rangefinder Camera with 50mm f/2 Nikkor H-C Lens

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Product Highlights
  • Copy of the Leica IIIC Camera
  • Made in Occupied Japan in 1949
  • Made by Nicca for Sears
  • Same Camera as the Nicca III
  • 50mm f/2 Nikkor Lens Has Infinity Lock
  • Collectable Camera

Made in 1949 the by the Nicca Photo the Tower 3 was a copy of the Leica IIIC 35mm rangefinder screw mount camera.The camera has 2 eyepiece in the rear of the camera,one is for focusing the other for viewing.

The camera has shutter speeds for 1 second to 1/500;with 2 dials one for faster speeds the other for slower speeds.The shutter speeds are 1/500,1/200,1/100,1/60,1/40,1/30,1/20,1/8,1/4,1/2 and 1 second

It has 2 PC flash sync outlets for X and FP. The top one for flashbulbs and the lower onE for electronic flash.

The 50mm f/2 Nikkor lens has seperation and the cameras' bottom plate is engraved.

Type 35mm interchangeable lens rangefinder camera
Lens Mount Leica screw mount
Focus Modes Manual only
Exposure Modes Manual only
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/500 second plus T,
Flash Mounting Cold shoe
Film Transport Manual with knob
Self Timer No
Remote Control Possible with optional cable release for Leica and Nikon F/F2
Multiple Exposure No
Dimensions 5.25 x 2.65 x 2.75" (133 x 67 x 70mm) WHD
Weight 1 lb 8.7 oz (701g) with 50mm f/2 Nikkor lens
Tower/Sears Type 3 35mm Manual Focus Rangefinder Camera with 50mm f/2 Nikkor H-C Lens
  • 42mm Front Slip On Lens Cap (Chrome) Embossed Tower
  • Leather Camera Case (Brown) with Shoulder Strap
  • 90-Day B&H Used Warranty
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