Cnopm (Sport) - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Cnopm (Sport)

c. 1937

GOMZ

USSR

Image of Cnopm (Sport)

Lens:
f3.5, 5 cm Industar, iris diaphragm to f16.

Shutter:
Metal, speeds 1/25 - 1/500.

Construction:
Metal body.

Format:
50, 24 x 36 mm exposures on 35 mm cine film held in two cassettes.

Focusing:
Helical to 1 metre, infinity lock.

Attributes:
Reflex viewing through taking lens. Direct-vision (lens/lens) view-finder.
Film advance by sprocket wheel. Auto-stop on film advance, coupled to shutter.
Single movement advances film and tensions shutter.
Exposure counter.

Serial Number:
4720 .

With:
Two cassettes. Case.

The shutter consists of two parallel plates, on exposure one, which covers the film gate is raised vertically the second plate which was lying on the floor of the camera, swings up to cover the film gate. The shutter mechanism works well but the construction of the camera is crude.

The production date of the Sport is not certain, possibly a small run of cameras was made prior to full production commencing.

Illustrations:
Auer, History, p.211. Prague Cat. 421.

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