in Russian) is a well-known
Soviet-made Super-Ikonta C copy. This model was in production at KMZ plant
from 1947 to 1956.
The camera uses standard 120 film
and produces eight 6x9 frames. It has a coupled rangefinder, a hinged
back door and a double exposure prevention mechanism.
- Lens: Industar-23, F=11 cm,
1:4.5 (aperture settings from 4.5 to 32).
- Shutter: Moment-1; Speeds:
B, 1- 1/250.
Moskva-2 was sold without a case,
and this explains why most of these cameras have worn exterior. They are
much cleaner inside though.
This is a very capable user and
a great collectible. Back in the 50's, Moskva-2 was an expensive and prestigious
high class camera used mostly by the professional photographers. You could
often find a photographer with a tripod mounted Moskva at many tourist
attractions. It was mostly used for high quality group portraits.
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