Information about Soviet Cameras

Please note that the documents written by Oscar Fricke do not include certain low-production FED models, such as FED "Berdsk" and FED "Red Flag". At the time he researched the subject, information about these variations was scarce and unreliable.

The Dzerzhinsky Commune: Birth of the Soviet 35mm Camera Industry by Oscar Fricke

FED Production Numbers (by Oscar Fricke)

FED Variations (by Oscar Fricke)

Zorki Variations (by Oscar Fricke)

GOST/ASA Conversion Table

How to Load a Leica