• Camera type : 6 x 6cm format TLR camera
  • Film : 120 roll film (12 exp.)
  • Taking lens : 75mm f/3.5 (three-group, three-element)
  • View lens : 75mm f/2.8
  • Shutter speeds : B, 1-1/300 sec., X-sych at all speeds.
  • Self-timer : mechanical self-timer built-in.
  • Aperture range : f/3.5 - f/22
  • Focusing : lensboard extension through focusing knob.
  • Viewfinder : focusing hood with direct-view finder built-in.
  • Focusing screen : Fresnel lens screen
  • Closest focusing distance : 1 m.
  • Frame counter : automatic-resetting frame counter
  • Film winding : by film wind crank
  • Body dimensions : W98 x H148 x D105mm
  • Body weight : 1050 g.

Chainese-made TLR camera was introduced in Japan for the first time in 1964, when TLR camera was in boom in Japan brought by Ricohflex III and other domestic TLRs.
This camera, named Seagull is an upgrade version of Shanghai 4.
The interesting thing is that the letters "Seagull" was engraved in Chinese character in the nameplate on the earlier model while they are now in English.
This is the camera with high cost performance.

Taken with Seagull 4A-105 ..1 ..2 ..3 .. 4 ..5

The camera front is just like Rollei TLR's.
View lens is little brighter than taking lens as the veiw lens is 75mm f/2.8 and the taking lens, 75mm f/3.5.
The lever with the red dot below the taking lens is self-timer lever, and the X-sync terminal is next to it.

Focusing is made with the focusing knob located at the left-hand side of the camera.
(The closest focusing distance is up to 1 meter.)
The knob is large with depth of focus scale built-in, and the accessory shoe is above it.

One swing the film wind lever transports the film to the next frame and cocks the shutter.
The focusing hood opens and closes by a slight touch of a finder.
As shown in the figure right, it is available as the direct-view finder by pushing down the center plate of the hood.

Seagull camera is available at Mediajoy!
Please contact us about the details by e-mail.

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