Zorki, which one to choose ?

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  1. GeorgesGiralt

    GeorgesGiralt Member

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    Hi folks !
    Suppose you've to choose between a Zorki-3 and a Zorki-3M. Both same price, with same Industar lens, and same condition.
    Which one would you pick up ? And for what reason ?
    Thanks for your help !
     
  2. PhotoJim

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    To collect: the 3, because it looks far nicer.

    To use: the 3M, because it has a much more reliable slow-speed escapement. The escapement in the 3 turned out to be unreliable so the design was changed and the 3M was created.

    The 3 really is a lot prettier, though.

    Form or function? :smile:

    (I say get a Zorki 3 for show and a Zorki 3C or 4 to use...)