ZORKI (Leica copy) rangefinder camera, from 1953-55
MADE IN USSR!
ZORKI rangefinders are Soviet copies of Leica camera and this is the Zorki-1, the first model. Rangefinder and viewfinder are still separate windows, and they are bottom loading cameras. One also needs to remember to cock the shutter before changing the shutter speeds.
On a brighter side – being almost a straight Leica copy, “Barnack” is among the smallest and the lightest rangefinders, and with it’s lens folded makes a really small package.
Camera(s/n 648600) is in excellent condition!
Has few visible signs of use/age on camera body, please see photos.
Functionally and mechanically the camera is a joy – everything works very accurate and smooth, pleasure to use.
Lens is collapsible Industar-22 s/n 0163408 is in good condition.
Lens is clean and clear, no haze, no fungus.
Has micro scratches from careless wiping.
Mechanically it is excellent, but optically is in satisfactory condition.
Camera went through professional Cleaning Lubricating Adjustment with full disassembly, all mechanisms were cleaned, re-lubricated and readjusted – ready for film!
Produced by: KMZ
Years of production: 1947-1956
Lens: Jupiter-8 2/50.
Shutter: 1/25s, 1/50s, 1/100s, 1/250s, 1/500s + B.
How to load film into Barnack type camera.
This product ships from 🇺🇦Ukraine with tracking number usually within the same business day
Comes complete with:
- original leather case(no strap)
- lens cap
- take up spool
- it’s original carton box
- original paper manual (in russian)
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