en-us Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:05:45 +0200 forum@oxle.com 60 USSRPhoto.com Forums http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/ USSRPhoto.com Forums http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/http://USSRPhoto.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/images/oxlerss.gif USSRPhoto.com Forums RSS Feed 144 47 A German shutter inside a 1951 Kiev II camera ? jed@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2608&REPLY_ID=14873 Collectors and Users Open Forum Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:19:48 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2608 Quote:
Hello,

I also own an early 1950 Kiev (export model s/n 501504) - I just have checked : the shutter seems the same as the one pictured here (october 15)

My 1958 Kiev 3a 'Ukrainian Logo' has s/n 5835128. So they made around 35000 cameras that year ? Kiev 3a is very well made.]]>
New Wiki Categories etc watson45@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=1483&REPLY_ID=14760 Wiki Catalog and Resources Issues/Questions Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:07:48 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1483 Quote:
Also in the past I've discussed with Bill (nightphoto) that we would want to have the Images depicting use of Soviet cameras section, but then I thought about it we can just add 1 entry to the Miscellaneous Content section under Member Articles and Blogs and add all those images in there, this was it can also be viewed as a photo gallery instead of separate entries. Bill would you like to create that entry?


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ZENIT ET Will@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2678&REPLY_ID=14872 Collectors and Users Open Forum Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:24:44 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2678 Quote:
Hi Vlad,

Yes milions made [:)]

Aren't these ones a bit more plasticky than the earlier ones?

I can only remember seeing EM and B models in our local camera shops way back in the 70's and they got snapped up quickly too.

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LOMO SELENA Luiz Paracampo@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2679 Collectors and Users Open Forum Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:30:03 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2679 http://www.sovietcams.com/index.php?1225987373
Congratulations Aidas
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700 Ukrainians worked at Leica during WWII Lenny@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2677 Collectors and Users Open Forum Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:57:07 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2677 Leitz's daughter, Elsie Kuhn-Leitz, fell under suspicion of the Gestapo (German Secret Police) when she attempted to improve the living conditions of 700 to 800 Ukrainian slave laborers, all of them women, who had been assigned to work in the plant during the 1940s.

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Venice Jacques M.@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2666&REPLY_ID=14870 Photo Gallery Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:55:46 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2666 Quote:

Thanks, Vlad and Luiz!
The film is an ordinary Kodak 200 ASA. The light at Venice is really special...[:)]

Amitiés. Jacques.]]>
Red dot on Fed 1 Jacques M.@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2673&REPLY_ID=14869 Collectors and Users Open Forum Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:45:40 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2673 Quote:
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Originally posted by nightphoto

Fred,

Maybe someone who uses a device on the accessory shoe very often would want the speed to be visible and so they added the red dot and readjusted the dial placement to read correctly at the red dot. Just a guess.




Certainly it is the best explanation.

Jacques.]]>
Fed-Zorki serial number Jacques M.@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2625&REPLY_ID=14868 Collectors and Users Open Forum Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:37:42 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2625 Quote:
Hi Fred!

Thanks for the photos!
I would say at first sight that your camera has probably Fed 1d origins...

The press film should be without hole. The hole is present only on the Fed 1d till c. 150000. After, it's without hole. No hole on Fed-Zorkis.
The paint should be crisp, though there are exceptions, as it seems. Please, have a look at this thread:http://ussrphoto.com/Forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1580&SearchTerms=fed,zorki,crisp
The release button and the speed dial are Fed's: more square for the first, and different engravings for the last on Fed-Zorkis.

The shutter box seems made in brass (yellow under the black paint). If it is really the case (it must be checked), it's a Fed before c. 115000.

It is often difficult to be sure if a Fed-Zorki is genuine or not, because these cameras were first mounted with Fed parts. But as for yours, it is certainly an excellent Fed!

Amitiés. Jacques.]]>
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Unknown Zenit-1 prototype? Please help! Lenny@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2638&REPLY_ID=14863 Collectors and Users Open Forum Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:16:41 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2638 Quote:
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Originally posted by nightphoto

Can you say what you think the differences between these logos are? First is this camera we are talking about. Second is a 1949 Zorki.



Thank you very much Bill,
so I checked many Zorki-1 logos of the non-export version, because there is enough room for the logo and I found many different ones.
- trapezoids with short base but high with steep sides
- trapezoids with long base not so high and not so steep sides
- trapezoids where each side has a different angle
- much later stamped trapezoids with a very short top

KMZ was not capable to produce the same logo in the same period of time. I think impossible for a Leica. Maybe KMZ did this all to please us collectors. I will keep an eye on the trapezoids.]]>