Hasselblad 1981 500EL/M Camera Body in Black (10219). Condition – 6E [5473]

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    This camera body incorporates a motor for automatically advancing the film, cocking the shutter and returning the mirror to the viewing position.

    The 500 EL/M is a modified 500 EL, with the facility for user interchangeable viewing screens. The EL/M was available from 1971 to 1985, when it was replaced by the EL/X. In 1971 and 1972 the 500 EL/M was available only in chrome, but by 1973 black bodies were also available.
    Viewing screen. Can be removed for a £25 reduction.
    Condition details:
    Cosmetic: Heavy wear to the exterior and loss of the black coating consistent with handling. Some dirt in the crevices. Some shrinkage to the vinyl.
    Optical: Viewfinder is clear and free of marks, debris and other imperfections.
    Mechanical: Fully working. Strong and no damage.
    Electrical: No corrosion to the battery contacts.
    Cosmetic Condition: 6
    (Well used. Showing signs of heavy use.)
    Functional Condition: E
    (Everything functioning. Major functions have recently been professionally tested.)