en-us Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:04:44 +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 Translation please Vlad@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2819&REPLY_ID=15668 Collectors and Users Open Forum Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:38:08 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2819 Quote:
Hi Lenny, it's not a sales receipt, it's a bank deposit/withdrawal receipt.

sale of cameras FEDð qolli@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2818&REPLY_ID=15667 Collectors and Users Open Forum Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:42:51 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2818 Quote:

Gagarin camera Lenny@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2817&REPLY_ID=15665 Collectors and Users Open Forum Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:58:31 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2817 Quote:
To shoot with a Smena you have your right hand close to the lens, because the shutter-button is there. All I'm saying is, you always hold a camera like you are used to it after hours of practise. It just seems to me, Yury wasn't used to shoot with that camera on the picture, because you always keep a finger ready to shoot.
But besides that, I don't know where the shutter button is on an Exa.]]>
just arrived in my collection cedricfan@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=1466&REPLY_ID=15658 Collectors and Users Open Forum Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:35:26 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1466 Quote:
Welcome to the owners club :)

Best regards,
Okynek's Unknown Camera altix@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2815&REPLY_ID=15656 Collectors and Users Open Forum Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:15:28 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2815 Quote:
Dear Vlad,

It is very possibly that it is a military camera. Fundus camera is the most reasonable explanation of round shape of mask and build-in red filter with the absence of any optical block on the camera. I cannot find the reason why military needed round shape of exposures. But it is more likely to be a military camera when it was found on the military base.

I cannot agree that the Moment shutter is an indication of Soviet origin of this device. For me it is strange that the camera has no identification seal of the manufacturer and serial number. It was a standard practice to put a logo of a factory on every optical military device produced in USSR in forties or fifties. Usually this logo was put on the place where it is easy to find. But of course it is possible that it was engraved on the housing that is missed.

There are some other details that look strange for Soviet device like the shape of knobs on the back door or the shape of engraved numbers.

Remember that military optical devices were produced mainly in Novosibirsk, Zagorsk and KMZ. After the war they mainly assembled military devices from the incomplete German items or spare parts. Only in 1950 started the production of fully Soviet military optics utilizing German war-time technology. Only from Zeiss Jena to these three factories was transported 1105 tons of semi-manufactured articles, large part of which were military devices. In a similar way comlete or semi-complete military devices came from another German manufacturers and from German warehouses in occupation zone (remember e.g. "Soviet" Robots on Soviet military aircraft)

Meanwhile due to the reparation program German factories continue to work for Soviets. Say, Carl Zeiss continued to work almost entirely for reparations even after its almost complete dismantle. They supplied USSR with theodolites, aircraft photographic equipment and military devices up to the middle of fifties.

So in my opinion there is a high possibility that this is not entirely Soviet device but rather some modification of some semi-manufactured one. However I have no direct proofs of this statement.]]>
Sport camera question mtcurado@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=1171&REPLY_ID=15653 Collectors and Users Open Forum Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:38:51 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1171 Quote:
Yes Luiz, you are correct. It is only part of the lens: focusing ring, mount, locking are missing. In order to understand it, we probably need to look closely at the camera in Suglob's collection. Likely his camera is a unique adaptation. Still his lens is directly from GOMZ and mine from KOMZ.

Grande abraço de Lisboa!


Originally posted by Luiz Paracampo

my dear Miguel

The lens you bought has no locking point nor any focus possibility.
It seem to be a projector lens from a micro film reader .... may be.... Those câmeras so adapted could be post- refurbishment.

One must have on mind that USSR state owned enterprises had an extraordinary manufacture standardizing (which I admire) and such repairs (or part substitution) could be the a servisse recommendation procedure.

meu abraço cordial, my best regards
and Welcome to our fórum


FED-35, Smena-19 fotomuda@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2816&REPLY_ID=15648 Want to Buy Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:37:28 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2816 Quote:

Originally posted by fotomuda

trade of buy!

Fed 1f color shots Fotohuis@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2808&REPLY_ID=15645 Photo Gallery Sun, 12 Apr 2015 13:55:03 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2808 Quote:
Hi Milo,

Amazing photos with such a camera and lens which are really basic. Every time when I am shooting with one of your refurbished FSU cameras and lenses I think maybe selling my Leica M7 system and lenses. Even on 40x50cm enlargement with my Heiland Split Grade system and Rodagon lenses the difference with a J-12, J-8 and Elmarit, Summicron is so small.

"De enige beperking in je fotografie ben je zelf"
Gomz Sport Manual mtcurado@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2813 Collectors and Users Open Forum Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:46:18 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2813 Quote:
m39 (LTM) lenses xya@oxle.com http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?whichpage=-1&TOPIC_ID=2789&REPLY_ID=15644 Collectors and Users Open Forum Sat, 11 Apr 2015 16:33:43 +0200 http://USSRPhoto.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2789 Quote:
I bought another adapter, a Kipon M39 - M42. this one works perfectly. finally you can use M42 lenses on your M39 camera, focus is fine. so there is a wider and cheaper choice of lenses available :-)]]>