Déc 022011

Une photo en provenance de FLICKR que Mario désire partager avec vous.
L’auteur est Süleyman

Зоркий 2-C = Zorki 2-S, Zorki means Sharp Sight
Manufactured by Krasnogorsky Mekhanichesky Zavod (KMZ) , (Красногорский механический завод = Mechanical Factory of Krasnogorsk), Moscov, former USSR
Model:1956 type 1b very rare type, produced between1955-56
There are 6 types and 6 sub-types of the Zorki 2-S.
All Zorki-2S produced between 1955-60, with quantity 214.903 units
as to Alexandr Komarov
35mm film Rangefinder camera
Engravings on the top plate: KMZ logo, and Зоркий-2C (hand right like).
Lens: Industar-22 (ИНДУСТАР) 50mm f/3.5 collapsable, Mount: M39 screw filter: slip on serial no.N7110708
Aperture: f/3.5-f/16setting: ring and scale on front of the lens
Focus range: 0.5-20m +inf
Lens release: simply turn counter clockwise
Focusing: match the rangefinder images in the rangefinder eyepiece (left side one on back of the top plate), by turning the lever behind the lens
Shutter: rubberized cloth horizontal focal plane shutter, speeds: 1/25-1/500
Setting:dial on the top plate
Shutter release: on the top plate
Cocking knob:also winds the film, on the right of the top plate
Frame counter: decreasing type, manual reset, beneath the cocking knob
Viewfinder: simple reverse telescope finder, eye-piece on the right of the rangefinder eyepiece
Rangefinder: on the back left side of the top plate, yellow rangefinder images, very small
Re-wind knob: on the left side of top plate
Re-wind release: turn the shutter release collar to Л
Flash PC socket: on front of the camera, it is possible to set the duration by a lever and scale beneath the speeds dial
Tripod socket: 3/8 »
Film loading: bottom loading, bottom plate opens by a pop-up lever on it,
Engravings around the opening ring:
ЗAКР – ОTKP (Zakr-Otkr = Close-Open). ОTKP is an abbreviation for ОТКРЫТЫЙ
Take up spool: special removable type
Body: metal; Weight: 578g
serial no.56 003075 (first two digits show the production year), on the back of the top plate
+Original ever ready case
As with other Soviet era rangefinders, the shutter speed selector rotates when the shutter is released, and should not be changed until after the shutter has been cocked. If you change the shutter speed without cocking the shutter first, the setting pin can be broken when you advance the film and cock the shutter.
The Zorki 2-C has both flash synchronization and a self timer. It also has strap lugs on the body, something the Zorki C lacked. Zorki 2-C came both with collapsible and fixed Industar-50 lens.
+Original leather ver ready case
more info:Fotoua by Alexandr Komarov
Sovietcams by Aidas Pikiotas

Photo publiée à l’origine le 1st December, 2011

Citation :

Le plus grand obstacle à la découverte, ce n’est pas l’ignorance, c’est l’illusion de savoir! Daniel J. Boorstin

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