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Kiev-90 Type 1
The Type 1 Kiev-90 was manufactured by the Arsenal factory between 1983 and 1985. It is a 6 x 4.5 cm single lens reflex with interchangeable film magazines, focusing hoods and lenses. It has manual and automatic functions. The shutter fires at 1/30 in mechanical mode, and has a range of 4 seconds to 1/1000 plus B in electronic mode. LEDs at the side of the viewfinder screen indicate the shutter speed selected. The standard lens is f/2.8 80mm Volna-3.
The Type 1 Kiev-90 differs from the Type 2 in the fiollowing ways: 1. The leatherette covering comes to the bottom of the camera. 2. The Manual/Electonic setting button is different. 3. The button and release pin for the interchangeable hoods are further forward, 4. Although interchangeable, the film magazines are different.
The 3rd and 4th pictures show the Kiev-90 with its grip attached. The final set of pictures show the 35mm (24 x 36 mm) compared to the standard film magazine.
Known serial numbers:
830002 - Alain Berry
8400009 - for sale on Ruscamera, 2004
8500001 - David Tomlinson
8500012 - DVD Technik
8500022 - sold on Molotok, 2009