Hi Kitty Kat
Long time no hear!! Yes I can vouch for the Chaika, mine (sold a few years ago) had a superb lens, really sharp. No electrics no batteries to fail, and a simple but reliable shutter.
P.S.hope the world is treating you well.
Purma Plus; Bessa R2; Bessa T;Fed2; Foca Standard x 2!!; Focasport 11 ;Fed Zarya ; AKW Arette 1c; Werramatic; Leica CL; ; Horizont 202; Olympus Trip35; Leica Mini3; Ilford Advocate: The Fed 2; Purma Plus and Ilford Advocate have been with me since they were new. (that makes me old
Also other assorted junk (Digital camera