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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 04 Dec 2010, 17:54
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Pioneer
Post 06 Dec 2010, 05:39
Anyone collect these?
I currently have the following:
Zenit 12, 11, and TTL: all very nice tough all metal SLR cameras. Helios 44 lenses are wonderfully clear and are well made
Smena Symbol: Glorious workers camera. Sadly hipsters have made the camera....hip. Simple design, little to fail.
Fed 5: Last descendant of the famous Fed line. Direct descendent of Leica II/III but with lens of total soviet origin, Industar 61. It was brand new when I got it. I have no clue how it was new considering the rarity of consumer goods in the late years of the USSR.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 06 Dec 2009, 23:17
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Post 06 Dec 2010, 13:53
I have a Zorki 2 camera,but i'm not sure if it works anymore.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 04 Dec 2010, 13:38
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Post 06 Dec 2010, 14:19
Praktica from GDR, also very good and durable cameras.
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 20 Feb 2011, 07:51
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Post 12 Mar 2011, 16:22
I have two cameras.The first is a Smena 7 and the second is a Fed 5B but I am not sure if they both work
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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 11 May 2009, 19:37
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Post 02 May 2011, 19:55
I've got several soviet cameras. Some FED and Villia Auto.
Does anybody need it? I can donate it you

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