ZORKI (Leica copy) rangefinder camera, from circa 1951
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.
According to the serial number this camera is type C from 1951-53.
Camera(s/n 144085) is in good overall condition.
Has 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 is in good condition.
Has signs of use on the lens barrel.
Some some micro scratches and dust particles are present.
Mechanically is excellent.
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: Industar 3.5/50.
Shutter: 1/25s, 1/50s, 1/100s, 1/250s, 1/500s + B.
How to load film into Barnack type camera.
Comes with original leather case with broken off strap & take up spool.
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