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Steineck ABC Wristwatch Camera
Made in Germany by Steineck Kamerawerk. Subminiature camera for discs of film 25mm diameter, 8 exposures 7mm diameter. Steinhetl VI lens F:12.5mm f/2.8 fixed aperture, coated cobir enamel. Two-speed rotary shutter. Refelcting finder - concave mirror and ball and pin sight. Wristwatch shaped, on green leather strap. Could be Steiner-Optik GmbH?. Designed in Germany by Dr R Steineck.
Contax miniature camera
Zeiss Ikon coupled range finder miniature camera for 35mm film, 224 x 36mm. Zeiss Connar lens F:5cm f2-22 no 2256958. In interchangeable bayonet mount. Metal blind, focal plane shutter, 2/5/10/25/50/100/200/500/1000. Helical screw focusing - 0.9 metres coupled co-incidence range finder, optical direct vision finder with sliding mask for 8.5cm lens. Automatic exposure counter, co axil flash socket added, accessory shoe, no A20377 in ever ready case. White metal lens cap.
Zeiss Ikon Contax precision miniature camera; with camera cut away to show construction
Zeiss Ikon Contax precision miniature camera; with camera cut away to show construction, 1932 and handbook (see stroke records)
Kodak Matchbox (MB) camera, 1943
Kodak matchbox (MB) camera, 1943. For use by OSS in occupied Europe. Miniature box camera for 16mm film on spool pictures 14 x 14mm. F:1 inch lens anastigmat F/5. Swinging plate with f/11 aperture. Shutter 75/T. Fixed focus, depth of field 4 foot to infinity. Measures 60 x 38 x 22mm. Eastman Kodak, 1943.
Ulca miniature camera, c 1935
Ulca miniature camera. Miniature metal bodied camera for 20mm roll films for 18 x 18mm. Periscop doublet lens F:3.1cm f/10 fixed aperture and focus T/I shutter, with safety lock. Optical direct vision finder.
Miniflex miniature camera, c 1933
Minifex miniature camera for 16mm rollfilm, 13 x 18mm. Fitted with a Vidar lens F:25mm f/3.5-8. Front cell focusing to 1m. With a Gautier Vario shutter 25/50/100/B//T with locking pin. Direct vision optical viewfinder, the camera used; 36 exposures Mimosa films of 16mm un-perforated film, the film is divided at the 18th exposure for convenient removal. E. Ludwig, Lausa-Dresden.
Steineck ABC wristwatch camera
Made in Germany by Steineck Kamerawerk. Subminiature camera for discs of film 25mm diameter, 8 exposures 7mm diameter. Steinhetl VI lens F:12.5mm f/2.8 fixed aperture, coated cobir enamel. Two-speed rotary shutter. Refelcting finder - concave mirror and ball and pin sight. Wristwatch shaped, on green leather strap. In case. Could be Steiner-Optik GmbH?. Designed in Germany by Dr R Steineck.
Nagel Pupille miniature camera
Rigid-bodied miniature camera for 127 rollfilm, 3 x 4 cm. Lens panel extended on course Helical 3 by lever operation. Fitted with a Leitz Elmar lens, F:5cm f/3.5-16. No 110066. Compur shutter, 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/300 with cable release. Helical screw focusing to 2.5 feet. Collapsing optical frame finder with depth of field indicator. Serial No 9440. Nagel, c.1933. This camera was first manuafactured by Nagel-Werke and by Kodak AG from 1932. It was imported into Britain by R F Hunter and sold as the 'Rolloroy' camera
The Presto camera
Miniature metal camera for 4 glass plates 28 x 28 mm. Fitted with a simple lens, rotating plate with three apertures, drop shutter built in, giving time exposure when camera is on its side. With rollfilm mechanism. E.B. Koopman.
Expo police camera
Expo police camera. Box form miniature metal camera for special rollfilm in cartridges. With fabric focal plane, simple lens and sliding plate with 2 apertures. T/I shutter, capped by released lever. Brilliant reflecting finder. Automatic exposure counter. Patents US Jan 31 1911. BP 14490 German 446410. Manufactured by Expo Camera Co., New York, USA.
Miniature Plate Camera
Folding camera for 6 x 4.5cm plates. f/6.8-31 lens, front element missing. Compound shutter 1/2/5/10/25/50/100/300/B/T. Screw rising and sliding cross front. Rack and pinion focusing, double extension. Brilliant reflecting rotating finder. Focusing screen missing. No. 56593.
merlin miniature metal rollfilm camera
Merlin miniature metal rollfilm camera. Metal bodied camera for miniature rollfilm 20mm wide 18 x 18mm pictures. Single lens, of fixed aperture and focus. Instantaneous shutter. Black crackle finish. Folding frame finder.