A history of the Soviet optical industry and debunking Soviet lens myths with the renowned collector, Vladislav Kern. Among other topics, Vlad covers how and why the USSR started to produce optics, the Soviet "acquisition" of the Carl Zeiss factory at Jena, a potted history of the Helios 44 including the "illegal" Helios 44-3 and the importance of bacon fat...

 

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