This is a 35mm mechanical, manual single lens reflex camera from the 1960s. Department stores such as Sears used to sell rebranded cameras made by traditional camera companies. The Sears T.L.S. is a rebranded Ricoh camera. This camera is accompanied by a 55mm 1.4 Auto-Sears lens.
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Body serial number: 276368
Lens serial number: 274539
The T.L.S. is extremely streamlined and would be a great camera to learn on. The 1.4 maximum aperture is a nice bonus on a beginner camera, giving you that extra boost of light.
- Stop-down metering
- A needle meter in the viewfinder
- Shutter speeds from bulb to 1/1000th
- Aperture is set manually via aperture ring
- Flash sync possible
This camera used a PX625 1.35V battery. Mercury batteries are no longer made. You can use a Wein Cell PX625 Replacement, which is the closest to the original. Alkaline and silver oxide versions are also available, with slightly different voltage and discharge.Cameras purchases are subject to our return policies.