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Have you considered using a Nikon J1 with an adapter? The J1 has an electronic (rather than mechanical) shutter and is totally silent. The J1 can be had for a song these days, as it's one or two generations behind the current model, and it even has a time-lapse function (something most older DSLRs will lack). However, Nikon's adapter (called FT-1) is ...
The D70 AFAIK does not have mirror lockup. The D200 does, and can be had cheap used. It's a workhorse. I'm not sure you can keep it locked up permanently without modifying the camera, you might need a D1 or D2 series for that functionality.
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