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Why 9.2mm format for Minox ?

20th March 2019 minoxit 5 min read

Although not a  real conundrum or a deeply buried enigma, this question has been asked many times;  indeed, why the 9.2mm format? Is it indeed 9.2mm, […]

Kennedy assassination Minox

8th February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

Right after the assassination, the LH Oswald’s premises were searched by DPD. Among other stuff, Dallas police confiscated what they said was a Minox camera on […]

Old Romania 1890 – 1945

7th February 2019 minoxit 0 min read
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Reid & Sigrist 35mm camera

7th February 2019 minoxit 3 min read

A BRIEF HISTORY OF REID & SIGRIST In the great British tradition of “Keep calm and muddle through”, during WW2, British official war photographers had used […]

Some strange cameras

5th February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

Cameras can come in all shapes and sizes. The rules that define a functioning camera allow for endless design possibilities. It’s no secret that (like many […]

VEF Minox Riga data

5th February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

A good place to pick your Minox Riga information from. I do not know who maintains it, but he surely is an enthusiast. The place is […]

Liliput GOMZ

2nd February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

This is a rare soviet miniature camera made of bakelite. It has an optical viewfinder and a red window in the rear for film advance. This […]

Malyutka GOMZ

2nd February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

Derived from the Liliput, the Malyutka keeps the front plate, including the lens and shutter housing, of the second model Liliput. The shutter speed is now […]

Neozit F27 KGB

2nd February 2019 minoxit 1 min read

The F-27 `Neozit` was made for KGB photographic surveillance purposes by KMZ at their special workshop starting around 1985. It is an evolved model of the […]

Rare miniature cameras

29th January 2019 minoxit 1 min read

Made out of need, or made because it could be done. Motives aside, the fact remains that such cameras were at one time, and still are, […]

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