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Zenit Fotosnaipers

  
Zenit-EC 

 

 

 
  

Under name Zenit-EC. Camera identical to Zenit-E, but used with Fotosniper FC-3 outfits (1974-1982).

Produced: 1974-1982
Name: „Зенит-ЕС“
Producer: KMZ
Frame size: 24x36.
Lens: Helios-44-2  2/58.
Shutter: 1/30s-1/500s + B.

Quantity: 64.945 units.



Thanks to Aleksandras Novikovas for FC-3 outfit donation. Black Tair-3 lens.                                     

 

Zenit-EC  #77017507.

 

  

Less common to find export version of Zenit-EC camera. Different body coverings, name markings engraved on the front plate. Black Tair-3 4.5/300 lens.

 

Zenit-ES  #69002980.

 

  

An early version of Zenit-EC camera. Name markings engraved on the front plate. Gray Tair-3 4.5/300 lens.

 

Zenit-ES  #70002858.

 

  
  

 

 

 


 

 

 
Zenit-TTL 
  
  

Produced: 1982-1984
Name: „Zenit-TTL“
Producer: KMZ
Frame size: 24x36.
Lens: -
Shutter: 1/30s-1/500s + B.

Quantity: unknown, but very few.






Camera opposite from private collection in China.

 

Zenit-TTL  #8411706.

 

  

 

 

 
  


  

 

 

 
Zenit-12C 

 

 

 
  
  

Camera identical to Zenit-12, but used in FS-12 (Photosnaiper) set. Less common than Zenit-12S with markings in Roman characters [1].

Produced: 1982-1990
Name: „Зенит-12С“
Producer: KMZ
Frame size: 24x36.
Lens: Helios-44M-4  2/58.
Shutter: 1/30s-1/500s + B.

Quantity: 118.486 units.

 

Zenit-12C  #86020636.

 

  


 

 

 
Zenit-12sds 

 

 

 
  

Camera identical to other Zenit-12 variations, but very uncommon to find. Comes in complete FS-12-3 set.

Produced: c.1989
Name: „Зенит-12сдс“
Producer: KMZ
Frame size: 24x36.
Lens: Tair-3s 4.5/300.
Lens: Helios-44M-4  2/58.
Shutter: 1/30s-1/500s + B.

Quantity: unknown.

 

Camera opposite from Ilya Stolyar (USA) collection. 

 

Zenit-12sds  #89077167.

  
  

 

 

 
  


 

 

 
Zenit-12 XPS 

 

 

 

Produced: c.1990
Name: „Зenit-12xps“
Producer: KMZ
Frame size: 24x36.
Lens: -
Shutter: 1/30s-1/500s + B.

Quantity: apr. 40.000 units.

 

Zenit-12xps  #93019030.

 

  

 

 

 


 

 

 
Zenit-122S 

 

 

 

One more member of great Zenit-122 family. This is Zenit-122s, which was used in FotoSnaiper FS-122-2 set. In total KMZ produced 42.804 such sets and it seems to be one the last Snaipers of KMZ indeed [1].

Produced: c.1994
Name: „Zenit-122s“
Producer: KMZ
Frame size: 24x36.
Lens: MC Helios-44M-4  2/58.
Shutter: 1/30s-1/500s + B.

Quantity:  42.804 units.

 

Zenit-122s  #94235598.