A Quality Character: The New Lomography Mystery Product Part 2

2014-04-04 6

It’s time for our 2nd mystery product clue! To lead you closer to our quality character, today here are 5 important events that happened in Russia during the year 1958 …but what connection do they have to our new friend?

Photo by zaruki_zanogi
  1. The 14th World Gymnastic competition is held in Moscow. Russia performs sensational handsprings and wins 12 gold medals.
  2. Astronomer Nikolai Kozyrev observed weird eruptions in one of the Moon’s craters leaving astronomers questioning lunar activity for years after.
  3. In the 1958 World Chess Championships, Elisabeth Bykova blitzed the board and took her title as champion with some seriously strong double attacks.
  4. Russia opens its first jazz club, the D-58.
  5. Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Lolita is published in the U.S three years after its release in Russia.

Now what does our mystery product have to do with Russia in 1958? Only a few more clues to go until we unveil the new product! If you missed our 1st clue, you can read it here

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written by hembot on 2014-04-04 #news #mystery-product #a-quality-character

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  1. sirio174
    sirio174 ·

    A 58mm F2 Tilt shift Helios lens? Helios is a nice 58 mm lens, with tilt shift will be fantastic!

  2. trash-gordon-from-outer-space
    trash-gordon-from-outer-space ·

    A Limited Edition LC-W with a russian Lens honouring some event in russian history?

  3. becboo4
    becboo4 ·

    new Zenit remake?

  4. djramsay
    djramsay ·


  5. vinci84
    vinci84 ·

    there are 2 possibilities: or is a remake of the Zorki 5 camera released in 1958 or a remake ala petzval of the Brussels Grand Prix 1958 lens that is a rather specific version of the jupiter-8, or maybe both.... the only thing that I hope is that the price will be under 300 dollars!

  6. guanatos
    guanatos ·

    ohhh the zorki 5 remake would be nice as @vinci84 mentions

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