spy camera

Maruso Trading Company Top

This is the Maruso Trading Co Top, a subminiature camera that produces 14x14mm negatives and features both eye and waist- level viewfinders in a single unit thanks to a semi-transparent mirror. Make Maruso Trading Company Model Top Year ~1965 Format… Read More ›

Yashica Y16

The Yashica Y16 is a very well built and capable camera. Its poor sales were due primarily to the proprietary cassette system that was dropped on Yashica’s later 16mm cameras. The camera came in several color combinations all gray with… Read More ›

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…. Read More ›

Riken Steky Model II

The Steky is unusual among subminiature cameras due to its full feature set. The camera came with an interchangeable three element fixed focus Stekinar Anastigmat f3.5 25mm lens, fully variable stopped down to f16. Shutter speeds for B, 1/25, 1/50,… Read More ›

Arsenal Kiev 30

The Kiev 30, manufactured in the Ukraine by Arsenal between 1974 and 1983 with tooling pilfered from Zeiss. I have a few other subminiature cameras including the Whittaker Micro 16, Tougodo Hit, Minolta-16, and Minox III, but the Kiev 30… Read More ›