Export version Zenit E with Helios-44-2 58mm f/2.0 (glossy finish, KMZ )


Soviet ZENIT E film SLR camera

Takes m42 screw mount lenses

Comes with MC Helios-44-2 58mm f/2

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Zenit-E 68028969 Helios-44 0435905  – early export version!



The Zenit E is a solidly-built camera with essentially the same Leica type cloth shutter as earlier Soviet rangefinder and SLR cameras. It has an external selenium meter mounted on the prism front above the lens. The meter isn’t coupled to the camera. The Zenit uses the M42 Pentax screw-mount lens which means there is a variety of lenses from all over the world that will fit it. Partially depressing the shutter release stops down the lens. Additional pressure releases the shutter


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Comes with HELIOS-44-2 58mm f/2.0 lens famous for it’s slightly swirly biotar style bokeh.


Both camera and lens are in very good condition!


No issues to report, fully functional, except for the meter – selenium meter does not work, but it doesn’t affect other camera functions of course.

Smooth and clean early camera and lens from year 1968 – recommended!


Produced: 1965-1986
Name: „Зенит-E“
Producer: KMZ
Frame size: 24×36.
Lens:    Helios-44-2  2/58
Shutter: 1/30s-1/500s + B.



Export version camera and lens: “MADE IN USSR” inscriptions on both, the Helios has a different glossy finish.

Traditionally export versions are better made then those destined for the domestic market.


Case has detachable top part, so it is also half-case.

Recommended accessories:

– 52mm Vented Metal Hoods – just add 500php



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