Shkolnik is an original box-type soviet camera, it uses 120 film, frame size - 6x6. Its telescopic viewfinder has a magnification of .45x and its elements are made of plastic. The two element glass lens has a focal length of 75mm and is fixed focus; all objects from 3.5 meters to infinity come out sharp .
Two variants were made, the second had a shutter speed of 1/125 and a metal (chrome) ring around the shutter housing.
Frame size: 6x6 cm.
Lens: Triplet 8/75.
Shutter: 1/60 + B.
Quantity: ± 550.000 units. (sovietcams.com)
Even though there were 550,000 units manufactured, this camera was made for children, so many of these were broken or lost, and it is a current belief that only a handful of them have survived over the years, making this camera extremely hard to find nowdays.
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Created by Vlad on 8/15/2007 5:13:20 PM | Last Edited by napchop on 1/15/2008 2:30:13 AMRevision History