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Still Cameras > GOMZ / LOMO - Smena > Smena Simvol
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Smena Simvol
1971-1991

Quick cocking version with shutter coupled to film advance. Symbols repeated on black lens barrel. Reduced size viewfinder displaced to allow a rewind crank. Film speed memo on camera back.



Produced: 1971-1991
Name: „Смена Символ“
Producer: LOMO
Lens: Triplet-43 4/40

Quantity: 4.181.469 units.


Original price (in year 1986) 20 roubles. (sovietcams.com)

There are at least 11 variants of this camera.

+ add prototype from A&C BERRY collection:
- heavy camera (more than 600gr) : all die cast metal body.
grey paint top

added 3 photos of earliest regular Smena Symbol camera. From www.sovietcams.com

Added black name plate version from 1982 (Juhani)
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Created by Vlad on 9/8/2007 1:06:39 AM   |   Last Edited by cedricfan on 1/12/2009 2:16:52 PM   Revision History  
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