Zorky-4

The most massive and popular model of the family. The main difference between the Zorky-4 model and the ZorkyZS is the presence of a self-timer. In different years, the release of cameras differed in minor design and, to a greater extent, design changes. The cameras were equipped with one of three main standard lenses: "Industar-50" 3,5 / 50mm, "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm, "Jupiter-17" 2/50 mm. The use of removable optics is provided.

The chambers were numbered by year. The first two digits indicate the year of manufacture. The numbers are located on the back of the upper bridge. For the period 1956-1973. produced about 1 cameras.Zorkij 4 model

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 1

1956 The number of copies is not established. Peculiarities:

  • vertical knurling on cocking and film rewinding heads
  • excerpts are designated according to GOST 1952 (1 / 25-1 / 500-s)
  • upper body stiffener narrow
  • embossed frames on the rangefinder and viewfinder windows
  • around the fixing clamp А fixing screws
  • there is no limit pin on the clamp for fixing the device
  • narrow font in the name: the model name is engraved
  • there are two fixing screws on the back of the rangefinder cover
  • large diameter tapered bends of the back cover locks
  • the body is finished with artificial rubber; tripod mount diameter 3/8 "; brackets for attaching a shoulder strap
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 1

 

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 2

1957 The number of copies has not been established. Peculiarities:

  • on platoon heads shutter and rewinding of the film horizontally-vertical knurling;
  • main lens "Uniter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 2

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 3 (special)

1957 Number of copies not established. The issue is dedicated to the World Festival of Youth and Students, held in 1957 in Moscow. Peculiarities:

  • the spelling of the number "A" in the model name;
  • there is an inscription on the back panel of the rangefinder cover: "Festival":

Zorkij 4 1 3

 

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 4

1959 The number of copies has not been established. Peculiarities:

  • according to GOST 1959, a new range of exposures was introduced: 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000 c and "B";
  • the upper stiffener but wide perimeter of the body:
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 4

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 5

1960-1962 The number of copies has not been established. Peculiarities:

  • changed the font in the model name;
  • there are no embossed frames but the perimeter of the viewfinder and rangefinder windows:
  • there are no 4 fastening bolts but the perimeter of the terminal for attaching the device;
  • there is a limit pin on the terminal for attaching the device;
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 5

 

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 6

1963-1964 The number of copies has not been established. Peculiarities:

  • the name of the model was applied chemically: the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 6

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 7 (special)

1966-1968 The number of copies has not been established. The issue is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution of 1917. Features:

  • the rear panel of the rangefinder cover bears a special commemorative symbol: "October 50";
  • main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 7

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 8 (special)

1966-1968 The number of copies has not been established. The issue is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution of 1917. Features:

  • the rear panel of the rangefinder cover bears special commemorative symbols: "50 years of October";
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 8s

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 9 (special)

1967 Number of copies not established. The issue is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution of 1917. Features:

  • the back panel of the rangefinder cover has a special jubilee symbol;
  • there is one fixing screw on the rear panel of the rangefinder cover;
  • 1/4-inch tripod socket;
  • tapered rings of locks of the lower cover of steel of a smaller diameter;
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 9s

Zorky-4 Model Group I Issue 10

Second polony for 1967-1973 The number of copies has not been established. Features:

  • there are no brackets for attaching a shoulder strap;
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 1 10

Zorky-4 (Zorki-4) Model Group II Issue 11

Since 1960

The number of copies has not been established. Features:

  • the model name is engraved with letters of the Latin alphabet;
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 2 11

Zorky-4 (Zorki-4) Model Group II Issue 12

Since 1963, the number of copies has not been established. Features:

  • changed the font in the model name;
  • the name of the model is applied by a chemical method;
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 2 12

 

Zorky-4 (Zorki-4) Model Group II Issue 13

1964 Number of copies not established. Peculiarities:

  • changed the font in the model's groove;
  • the model name is engraved;
  • the main lens "Jupiter-8" 2/50 mm.

Zorkij 4 2 13

 

Constructive and design changes of the "Zorky-4" model by years

Zorkij 4 izmeneniya po godam

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • 1200 cameras of the USSR. CHAPTER I. Krasnogorsk Mechanical Plant. Vigilant, a group of models with synchrocontact.
  • PHOTO MUSEUM "PHOTO WORLD"
  • Victor Suglob, Sergey Kochergin, Grigory Shaternik
  • Produced in total 750 copies

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