Konishiroku Snappy

This is the nicest sub-miniature camera in my collection. It was manufactured by Konishiroku (Konica) starting in 1949, continuing for a few years. It is similar in size to Tougodo Hit cameras but has a substantially better fit and finish. It uses interchangeable lenses, though the telephoto is quite rare. As a bonus it’s styling is quite reminiscent of Ihagee Exakta cameras.

Make Konishiroku (Konica)
Model Snappy
Year c. 1949
Format 17.5mm
Shutter guillotine
Speed B, 25, 50, 100
Lens Konishiroku Optor
f3.5 25mm
Focus fixed (approx. 3m)
Aperture f3.5 to 16
Light Meter No
Rangefinder No

 



Categories: 17.5mm film, Konica, Konishiroku, spy camera

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