This is another great Arsenal Kiev rangefinder, a camera that is great to use just like it’s sibling the 4AM. Paired with the Jupiter-8M lens, it is forgiving enough to be a daily shooter.

The fine-tune focus wheel is a welcome feature and made it easy to quickly compose shots.

Make Arsenal
Model Kiev 4A
Year 1974 – 1975
Format 35mm
Shutter Vertical Blade
Speed B,1 – 1/1250
Lens Jupiter-8M (Contax bayonet mount)
f2 50mm
Focus 1m – ∞
Aperture f2 to 22
Light Meter n/a
Rangefinder Yes

Sample pictures, Fomapan 100, HC-110 stand-developed 30min.