Starting 1950 good producing of FEDs were a result of good worknmanship and equipment.
Before the WWII was forgotten, once more engeneers wanted to improve FED-1 (prototype).
But Moscow wanted them to continue "Social competition" - so workers continued producing them.
FED type 1f. Produced 1949-1953
series ¹201,800 to ¹400,000
Identical to the FED type 1e, continually improving definition.
The chrome is more bright, the releases flat, chrome and without engraving.
The new sign FED in curved form on the top.
The coated lens is protected by a bakelite cap, copy as that of the
Leica, and receives the new stops for apertures: 3.5-4.5-8-11-16.
FED type 1g. Produced 1954-1955
Numbers from ¹ 400,000 to ¹ 800,000
Identical to the FED Type-1f but with shutter to 1/25th.
The button is designed to receive a standard flexible cable release. (See photo)
On the top only the sign FED is printed.
The number was on the back of the body.
Produced 500-550,000 bodies (end of 1954).
Looks like Zorki, where there's only ONE iscription and series number.
The numbers of the lenses, printer until now on the back of the
focusing ring, now printed on the front.