Awesome gold-plated and rare NASA Hasselblad cameras go to auction

Flints Auctions Fine Photographica November 17 2022
(Image credit: Flints Auctions)

An astounding collection of cameras from Flints auction will be available for bidding tomorrow (November 17, 2022) in an auction titled Fine Photographica. Some of the rare and marvelous cameras on offer include gold-plated Hasselblads as part of the '100 Years in Photography' and '50th Anniversary' special editions. 

There's even a '20 Years in Space' Hasselblad camera that was produced in a batch of only 1500 units to celebrate 20 years of Hasselblad's participation in the NASA Space program. Other notable cameras to be auctioned include a Golden Lizard skinned Mamiya RB67, and a Golden Blue Hasselblad 503CX estimated at £3,000.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.