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Photo-camera, FED-2 (ФЭД), Ukrainian SSR, 1955-1970
Produced: 1955-1970 FED (ФЭД)
Made in Kharkov, Ukraine (Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union / USSR (CCCP))
Film type: 135 (35mm), Picture size: 24 x 36mm
Weight: 587 gr (with Industar-26M)
Viewfinder: coupled rangefinder, Shutter: double cloth curtain
Self-timer on some versions
Often referred to as the "Soviet Leica", as it's a sturdy Soviet alternative to the way more expensive Leica's from that time. Difference in price (at the moment) is: ± €700.00 for a Leica from that era while these cameras are affordable at around ± €70.00 in working condition.
This camera comes with the leather case, the booklet with matching numbers and even the blue box which it was sold in.
About this piece of art
Denis from Kryvyy Rih, in southern Ukraine, told us this camera was from his grandfather. His grandfather made loads of pictures on his travels around rural Ukraine in the 1950s and 1960s. This camera has seen a lot!
Our guide for grading, unless stated otherwise in the product description, is:
A • Mint condition. This items has almost no sign of use or handling.
B • Near Mint condition. Some signs of use.
C • Fine condition.
D • Fair condition. This item displays noticeable wear but is still presentable.
E • Poor condition. The item shows noticeable wear which is distracting; but this item is unique in some way.
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