Originally Posted by brucemuir
the telltale leak usually shows up as a funnelish shape emanating from the bottom of the frame after development (top of film when in camera) .
Yup - that is a light leak through teh ranegfinder window and down through the crate.
My Kiev IIa had the same issue, but I fixed it with some backing paper between teh top plate and the crate.
All good now.