Soviet Zenit 12xp SLR 35mm Vintage Camera, Photography/Photographs, USSR, Russian/Russia, 1980s/80s, European, Black & White, Colour, Film

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$187.06
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$187.06
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Soviet Zenit 12xp (XP standing for 'eXPort') SLR 35mm Camera

Made in the USSR with original leather outer and body case, original leather straps, original lens as well as an original owners manual (booklet with instructions).

Zenit (Russian: Зени́т) is a Russian (and formerly Soviet) camera brand manufactured by KMZ in the town of Krasnogorsk near Moscow since 1952 and by BelOMO in Belarus since the 1970s. The Zenit trademark is associated with 35 mm SLR cameras.
The name is sometimes spelt Zenith in English, as per the manuals published by the UK Zenit-importer TOE

⟐"Made in U.S.S.R" stamped
⟐Circa 1980s
⟐Format 24 x 36mm; using 35mm cassettes of 12,20,24 or 36
⟐Can use either colour or black & white film

Tested, without film

Camera Condition:
⟐In VERY GOOD vintage condition - very sturdy & heavy.
⟐Camera back is secure
⟐Shutter works
⟐Film advance operates
⟐Viewfinder optics are good
⟐Light meter works.

Aesthetics Condition:
⟐In GOOD vintage condition - Overall
⟐Body case - No major rips/ tears.
⟐Outercase - No major rips/ tears - the straps show signs of wear - still buttons up beautifully.

- see FAQs for condition guide: https://etsy.me/2pNCf24

Technical Information:
⟐Frame size: 24x36mm
⟐Shutter made of cloth/canvas, horizontal
⟐Shutter speed: 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500 and Bulb mode
⟐Viewfinder: Fresnel matte screen, micro raster, pentaprism
⟐Light-meter: TTL (two LR-type batteries required, otherwise the camera is battery-independent)
⟐Focus: manual only
⟐16-500 GOST/ASA film speed range (some models had the dial using DIN)
⟐Hot shoe (only the 1/30 shutter speed synchronised with the lamp) and a PC lamp socket
⟐Standard lens is the Helios-44-M-4 with a 58mm focal length and widest aperture of f/2 with an M42 mount
⟐Self-timer: purely mechanical, using a lever on a front panel
⟐Tripod mount: 1/4

This would make a lovely addition to a photographer's camera collection, or for those who love vintage photographs they can make their own or even for anyone wanting to start out in photography it would be the perfect starter camera. Soviet design is built to last!!

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All our vintage items will generally be in very good condition. We aim to offer you quality vintage items and any visible wear and tear we discover will be stated in the listing. However, the nature of vintage is such that you should expect some natural signs of wear or ageing. ✤ We will list our items under the following conditions: ✤ *Excellent: An item that appears to have had very little wear. *Very Good: An item that shows very few minor signs of wear from occasional use but has no significant flaws. *Good: An item that has no missing stones etc but does show some signs of wear. *Fair: An item that is wearable but has some obvious flaws.

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We would like to say a massive thank you to all those who have taken the time to view our wonderful items. Each one of us enjoys what we do and wish to offer you the best experience possible when buying from us. Please feel free to DM us with any questions you may have. We very much look forward to interacting with you in the near future. Warm Regards, Elorine Jane & Family

♚Insurance♚ All items purchased with "Express Shipping" are fully insured against loss and damage. This option can be selected at checkout. ♚Shipping within the United Kingdom♚ All UK items are shipped with Royal Mail: ✤Standard Mail: Delivered 2nd Class Signed For. ✤Express Mail: Delivered next day, 1st Class Signed For. ✤Special Delivery: Delivered Next Day Guaranteed by 1 pm. ♚International Shipping♚ ✤Standard Mail: Europe 3-5 working days | Worldwide within 5-14 working days. ✤Express Europe: For EU/Non-EU - Tracked & Signed ✤Express World: For Rest of the World - Tracked & Signed We aim to please and will always try to process your order on the same day but generally allow for 1-2 business days for your order to be processed.

All items are measured lying flat. Front: *Chest (underarm to underarm) *Waist (across fastening/bellybutton) *Sleeve (shoulder seam to cuff) Back: *Shoulder (shoulder to shoulder seams) *Full Length (excluding collar) from nape of neck to hem Some vintage items size labels will not relate to modern sizing standards or may not have size labels at all, therefore measurements are provided as a guideline.

All our vintage items will generally be in very good condition. We aim to offer you quality vintage items and any visible wear and tear we discover will be stated in the listing. However, the nature of vintage is such that you should expect some natural signs of wear or ageing. ✤ We will list our items under the following conditions: ✤ *Excellent: An item that appears to have had very little wear. *Very Good: An item that shows very few minor signs of wear from occasional use but has no significant flaws. *Good: An item that has no missing stones etc but does show some signs of wear. *Fair: An item that is wearable but has some obvious flaws.

*Facebook: (https://www.facebook.com/elorinejane) *Instagram: (https://www.instagram.com/elorinejane) *Twitter: (https://www.twitter.com/ElorineJane) Offers and Free Shipping at www.elorinejane.co.uk

We would like to say a massive thank you to all those who have taken the time to view our wonderful items. Each one of us enjoys what we do and wish to offer you the best experience possible when buying from us. Please feel free to DM us with any questions you may have. We very much look forward to interacting with you in the near future. Warm Regards, Elorine Jane & Family


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