These Polaroid Cameras Are Worth $100+ (Plus More Classic Camera Values)
How much are classic cameras worth?
Classic camera values range from worthless up to $8,000 or more, depending on factors like brand, condition, film format, and popularity.
Many are worth around $15, though it’s impossible to place an average value on classic cameras. You can see a list of the best ones available in 2020 here. The most expensive camera ever sold at auction was a Leica 0-series No. 122, which sold at a March 2018 Westlicht Photographica auction in Vienna, Austria for $2.95 million. It was a 35mm camera produced as a prototype for testing in 1923 and never intended for commercial use.
Here are some real-world selling prices for classic cameras according to Flipsy.
CLASSIC CAMERA FORMAT SOLD PRICE Polaroid SX-70 Alpha 1 Instant $125 Polaroid SLR 680 Instant $230 Polaroid SX-70 Sonar Instant $150 Polaroid Amigo 620 Instant $25 Pentax K1000 35mm $160 Canon WP-1 35mm $60 Olympus XA2 35mm $105 Yashica A 120 (medium) $125 Leica M6 35mm $9,499 Rolleiflex 2.8 FX TLR 120 (medium) $3,325 Fuji GW690III 120 (medium) $700 Mamiya Rz67 120 (medium) $2,000 Pentax 67 120 (medium) $2,200 Horseman FA 4×5 Large $650 Topcon Super D 35mm $250 Olympus OM-1 35mm $400 Konica Autoreflex T3 35mm $80 Nikon F 35mm $5,000 Leica M3 SS 35mm $2,600 Leica MP 35mm $5,900 Yashica T4 35mm $590 Kodak Bantam Special 828 $315 Kodak Retina Reflex S 35mm $140 Kodak Bullet 127 $75 Kodak Advantix T40 Advantix $3 Minolta Sightseer 35mm $7 Kodak Hawkeye Pocket Instamatic 110 $4 Polaroid Spectra 2 Instant $15 Polaroid 600 Land Camera Instant $20 Nikon S2 Rangefinder 35mm $260 Hasselblad 903SWC Medium $2,425
As you can see, some classic cameras are quite valuable while others are worth just a few dollars. If you liked reading this article, check out this post on Linux compatible webcams. Check out more from Flipsy here.
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