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EST        2019-11-05 12:58
Thanks for all the info! Turns out I have quite an old and rare Zenit-1 with an Industar-22 50mm F3.5

Desmond W    Lilongwe   2019-10-12 12:23
Many thanks for all the work that you have put into this site. A fascinating record with loads of details. I have seen many cameras I have had and used since I was a child: Fed and Fed 50, the Smena/Cosmic Symbol, the Lubitel 166b, and I am currently shooting some b&w on an Agat18. Spasiba!

CHRISTINE SWEETMAN   E-mail: MOONTA   2019-10-11 10:05
I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful information you provide on your site. I don't know where I would be without the references to the Soviet Cameras. My late father was a serious collector of vintage cameras, I purchased the collection not knowing a thing about cameras. Your information has provided me with the information to identify all the Russian cameras to date, I have been working on them for two years and still going. Again thank you so much. Chris

Bernd Ratfisch   E-mail: Bremen, Germany   2019-08-23 17:55
What a wonderful homepage! A great camera history. I was looking for my first SLR, which a bought after making a job during the summer holidays in 1969. It was a Revueflex from Zenit. I loved it. The german Enna factory from Munich offered some lenses, like the 1:4,5/240mm for this very special M39 screw mount. All was stolen in 1976...

Will Rinehart   E-mail: College Station, TX   2019-08-02 22:38
Thank you for such a great site! I have a PT4750 Industar 61 with a s/n of 8666636.I got it on ebay from a seller in the ukraine. quite an odd sequence on the s/n.

Peter Brown   E-mail: Lebanon, OH USA Home page: 2019-03-31 14:38
What a fantastic reference. It has allowed me to date my FED's. I was surprised to find that one dated to the time period of 1939-1941. Great work.

Jansin   E-mail: St Davids, Ontario, Canad   2019-02-02 21:03
Enjoyed your website, found some interesting information on the cameras I own.

David Westfall   E-mail: Sturgis, SD   2018-12-27 00:23
Hi. I used the Cambron TTL in the Navy. My daughter used one also when she was in the Navy. She still has hers. I think it was $99 with two lenses and a case back in the day, from Cambridge I think. Enjoyed your site, thanks. David.

Oskar Wolinski   E-mail: Piaseczno   2018-10-25 18:03
An amazing website for all the collectors and a great source of information.

essebi-milano    milano   2018-03-03 20:19
very interesting website. I've found the references to my zorky 4 and 6 I've win by auction. soon I'll send their photo included the lenses photo too

Jose   E-mail: Miami   2018-01-28 13:49
Большое спасибо

Pamela   E-mail:     2018-01-19 12:52

Hilton Davis   E-mail: South Shields   2018-01-18 17:40
I still own a (working) Prinzflex 500 from 1971. As mentioned, this is a badged version of the Zenit B with 58mm Helios standard lens. It was sold in the UK by Dixons Photographic. I havent used it for a number of years but still check the shutter from time to time. This is a marvellous website, I have never heard of the late 20th century Zenit SLR cameras until now! Fascinating. I am also familiar with the rangefinder FED 3L & Zorki 4 cameras Good luck.

Denis   E-mail:     2017-11-19 21:04
I have version of Komsomolets camera which is not presented here (just another name marking). Does Author expected information from the guests?

Terry Byford    Birmingham, UK.   2017-10-22 19:23
Anyone with an interest in Russian cameras/lenses should make this site a must for information. It has helped me to accurately identify the cameras and lenses in my modest collection and I discovered that my (mint) Orion-15 in Contax/Kiev mount is somewhat of a rarity.

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