Happy SUNday! – Yashica movie camera 1961

Making home movies in the 1960s.

Yashica 8mm Movie Set

Complete kit. BTW, the little hang tag from LIFE depicts a cover from 1947.

Yashica 8 U-matic 1961

Super-fast Yashinon f/1.8 zoom lens.

Yashica 8mm Close

Yashinon 9-28mm zoom lens.

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Thanks for stopping by and have a beautiful day! – Chris

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2 thoughts on “Happy SUNday! – Yashica movie camera 1961

  1. Looking for a replacement battery pack/container. My father bought his in Okinawa in 1961 and it still works but the removable compartment for the batteries as wore out and connections are not made now. Wondering if there is any place to purchase replacement parts for this camera. Yashica U matic, model #U1103939. Thank you in advance for any assistance.

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    1. Hi Donna! Your best bet is to buy a replacement camera on eBay to get the part you need. Here’s a current listing of what’s available ATM
      https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p5468.m570.l1313&_nkw=yashica+u+matic&_sacat=0
      And here’s a list of what’s sold recently https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=yashica+u+matic&_sacat=0&rt=nc&LH_Sold=1&LH_Complete=1
      I do this all the time whenever I need to find a part that’s no longer in production. Good luck! Chris

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