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Still Cameras > Russian Leica Copies > Leica-Fed (from a 1934 Couplex)
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Leica-Fed (from a 1934 Couplex)


This camera was sold as a fake. In fact, the reality is more complex.

The mechanism (rounded rangefinder sensor; shape of the release spring), the shoe (inside guide), the belt (colour of the vulcanite) and the lens (serial number) denote a 1934 Leica II Couplex. The cover and the plate are from a Fed (or Zorki) camera.

My guess is that the original Leica was damaged and then repaired with FSU parts.

(Jacques M. collection)

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Created by Jacques M. on 1/15/2009 7:45:09 AM   |   Last Edited by Jacques M. on 1/15/2009 8:03:10 AM   Revision History  
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