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Manufactured in ex-URSS from 1969 until 1976.
Index of rarity in France : Infrequent (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Inventory number: 10844

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Fed 4b

The FED 4 is the first model of the brand to have  a light cell. It is a manual selenium cell.

- 35 mm full-frame rangefinder , interchangeable lens mount in "universal Leica " 39mm thread
- Cell: selenium Exposure. abacus on a large wheel that takes the place of the rewind knob . The window of the light meter pointer is an arc
- Rewind with a toothed wheel located on the left side face of the housing .
- Removable back with opening by two locks on its baseeplate
- Curtains type shutter
- Shutter speeds selected by a wheel on the cover ​​: from 1 second  to 1/500 + B. - S​sync flash speed is 1/30 sec.
- Accessory shoe
- Integrated in eyepiece dioptric adjustment
- Shutter cocking lever with reminder of the type of film in use and mechanical views counter at its base.
- Full frame viewfinder for 50 mm with integrated round and dew range image.
- Synchro flash and mechanical self timer
 

On this specimen, "FED 4 " is written in Cyrillic and Latin. On other ones , it can be written only in Cyrillic .
This camera is fitted with  an Industar 61 f2.8/53 mm.