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|
|Yashica A||120 (medium)||$125|
|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|
|Konica Autoreflex T3||35mm||$80|
|Leica M3 SS||35mm||$2,600|
|Kodak Bantam Special||828||$315|
|Kodak Retina Reflex S||35mm||$140|
|Kodak Advantix T40||Advantix||$3|
|Kodak Hawkeye Pocket Instamatic||110||$4|
|Polaroid Spectra 2||Instant||$15|
|Polaroid 600 Land Camera||Instant||$20|
|Nikon S2 Rangefinder||35mm||$260|
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.