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07-14-2021, 12:10 PM   #1

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SOLDKustom Blak Kiev 4a!SOLD Marketplace Listing

Item for Sale
Kustom Blak Kiev 4a!

Asking Price
100.00 USD

Item Location
California (United States)

Item Description
Well just take a look at this beauty! A Kiev 4A with actually a very very good Helios 53mm 1.8 lens. The lens really is the star of the show here.
The black paint is nice to look at, but given the price point I wouldn't call it the best job ever. As in to do this right (Leica, Nikon) the paint is applied onto the brass body. Not painted on top of the chrome finish like with this originally chrome kamera. But what do you expect - a $1000 paint job on a $100 camera? Perhaps, just level setting here...

"But Larry, any problems with this camera?"
First off, my name is not Larry. And 2nd off, well, this is from the Soviet Union so there will be a quirk or two.
In this case, just one quirk. On about every 4th pic there is a small triangular light leak that will appear on the bottom left corner of the image. The other three shots will be perfectly composed/captured/exposed images of the indecisive moment.
But the fourth? Think of it as a love letter from the Kremlin..
How I handle that in actual use is:
1/ Ignore it
b/ Crop it out (hey look, a square image!)
iii/ Clone it out (what? using komputers an stuff? this is real photography!)

Focus is accurate with a bright patch. Shutter speeds are good.

Want attention in that booooooring Leica crowd? Pull this sucker out and watch them look at you in awe..

$100 + $15.50 USPS priority shipping. Paypal on me.
Tracking # provided etc.


p.s. comes with original case

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Shipping Destinations
United States

Shipping Charge

Shipping Services
USPS Priority

Accepted Payment Types

Return Policy & Additional Details
1 week in original condition

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!

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Last edited by Huss; 07-25-2021 at 10:17 PM.

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