I purchased this Ansco Autoset camera some months back at an estate sale and checked it minutely prior to purchasing- the item was in excellent condition- very mint condition and all bells and whistles seemed OK, even the selenium cell meter gave valid readings and the shutter released faithfully whenever the needle was not in the red. It joined several other rangefinders on my shelf, with the admonishment to myself to load it and shoot some film. However, six months or so went by until the other day I popped in a roll of film and found , to my chagrin, that the shutter wouldn't release no matter what intensity of light it was exposed to. What could have happened in the short time to this gem of mine? Anyone with experience with these cameras have any ideas. My current thought is that it was high summer when i last tested it and quite a few degrees warmer. Could November's chill have frozen/firmed up the grease in the leaf shutter? Am I missing something-I have never used this camera. A real puzzle -I have certainly experienced lenses dying on the shelf after years of inactivity but never a total freeze up in a few months. Any ideas?