en-us Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:13:03 +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 Fed 88 Jacques M.@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2636&REPLY_ID=14734 Collectors and Users Open Forum Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:16:01 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2636 Quote:
Well. Now, it's the known 1,8/40mm prototype for sale:

Th s/n 1, and perhaps the only ever made...
It could be perfect on a Leica CL/Minolta CLE with its M mount.
So, if all that is genuine, it would mean that this Fed 88 had a M mount...

Such a lens is already on DVD: http://www.dvdtechcameras.com/collect/fed/fed.htm with the date 1980.

Epoch of LOMO. Cameras and People by Aidas Pikiota AidasCams@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2607&REPLY_ID=14733 Collectors and Users Open Forum Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:17:09 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2607 Quote:
Thanks guys! [:)]

yea, the new book is going to be published in the same quantities - 500 copies. As I have told you before, these two books are non-commercial project indeed. I'm not getting any financial support from LOMO, though a lot of my personal funds were spent to achieve all this information and to complete the project. According to my initial plan, I've had to publish two books about LOMO photographic/cine production and to create a new bilingual website www.lomocams.com with all my researches placed inside. This website should compensate the limited accessability in obtaining the printed book. But ... the new website is asking for additional funds and a lot of time to complete it. That's why I'm pressing on my breaks at the moment [:)] and will probably be looking for sponsors to complete and maintain this interesting project.
Beside this, I have to decide what to do with my existing website SovietCams, since a lot of information concerning LOMO (and not only this zavod) has become inaccurate recently and needs to be replaced or changed.

Best regards,
Youyi Curiosity AlexanderK@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2635&REPLY_ID=14729 Collectors and Users Open Forum Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:08:38 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2635 Quote:
Hi Luiz,
what do you mean with "Smena first generation"? Shutter and lens are similar to Smena and other SL cameras, but not "exactly reminiscent". There were many such cameras with similar shutter-system at that time. The body is also "similar" to Rollei 35, as well as similar to the first FED-Micron.

Regards, Alexander]]>
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=14727 Collectors and Users Open Forum Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:47:40 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2608 Quote:
Thanks lots Steve !

A 1950 - non working - Kiev II is on the way to my home. I will post pictures of the shutter.

just arrived in my collection Fred_L@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=1466&REPLY_ID=14716 Collectors and Users Open Forum Sat, 27 Sep 2014 05:25:40 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1466 Quote:

I have removed the lens plate
I supposed it has been mounted with 1/4 more turn after servicing.
But it is in good position.....

Fed-Zorki serial number Jacques M.@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2625&REPLY_ID=14698 Collectors and Users Open Forum Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:47:58 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2625 Quote:
Originally posted by Fred_L
What do you think about position of infinity lock on Fed S? it's at the level of viewfinder!!


It is in the right position on your camera, unless the lens is not completely screwed.[?]
But the lensplate seems a Fed one, with its engraved line. On a Fed, the line is at 9. On your camera, it is at 12. Hence the possibility it has been turned to support correctly the KMZ lens.

Amitiés. Jacques.
PS: I had not seen your question in the good thread. Bravo pour tes acquisitions!]]>
YURA Lenny@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2620&REPLY_ID=14684 Collectors and Users Open Forum Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:43:08 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2620 Quote:
The Faker who changed this Zorki made it easy for serious collectors.
1. It all starts with the "N" infront of the serial number and not "No" which KMZ used at that time on Zorki-4 cams from the year 1961.
2. The KMZ sign is higher and not as wide as on a Zorki-4 from 1961, the arrow is different too. This is not the real KMZ sign.
3. The date 12.04.61 and the serial number seems to be in the same style, but for a Zorki-4 from 1961 KMZ used a different style for engravings. 0, 1, 2, 4 and 6 are all different.
FED no name? Jacques M.@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2619&REPLY_ID=14681 Collectors and Users Open Forum Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:26:01 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2619 Quote:

With that release button and the vulcanite, it should be a late 1b, in fact from the last series (50/54xxx).

I always have two "no name" Feds, both 1d. I think that they were prepared for a Leica conversion, and not converted. Like yours.

As Alexander says, there was no "no name" Fed at all.

Amitiés. Jacques.]]>
Niue $2 silver coin dedicated to LOMO Jacques M.@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2617&REPLY_ID=14674 Collectors and Users Open Forum Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:07:20 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2617 Quote:

If they mint anything, they could make a Fed printing, or a USSRphoto one. No? [8D]

FED-Sport Jacques M.@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2618&REPLY_ID=14672 Collectors and Users Open Forum Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:37:58 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2618 Quote:

Difficult to say. Perhaps a very small batch of 1d or 1e in the forties.
But more certainly a camera "created" in the eighties for collectors.
I have a Fed Sport from a Fed S with the 1/1000th and a 2/50mm lens, perfectly working. Not bad...

Amitiés. Jacques.]]>