ZORKI (Leica copy) rangefinder camera, from 1955-56
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 55220953) is in very good 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 5186567 is in good condition.
Has fungus mark on front element, but it’s effect might only show in a very specific lighting condition.
Ffew micro scratches from wiping / few internal dust particles, but these will not affect image quality.
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: collapsible Industar-22 3.5/50.
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 within business day!
Comes with original leather case/strap & take up spool.
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