• ‘Top Secret' 1943 Russian FotoSniper Prototype Sells for $170,000

    3 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    Leitz Photographica Auction
    The 38th Leitz Photographica Auction recently concluded and several cameras and lenses went from significant sums. Among them was a Leica IIIg and Elmarit 90mm f/2.8, a Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f/0.7, and an unusual Russian Marine Rifle prototype camera that was once classified as “top secret.”
    Supposedly created in 1943 and developed for the Soviet Baltic Fleet Navy, the FS-3 FotoSniper was designed for long=range reconnaissance missions and was equipped with a 600mm f/4.5 lens.
    Leitz Photographica Auction
    Leitz Photographica Auction
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