Ricoh
Ricohmatic 44

Japan 1956 – Reflex TLR – 127 film – Infrequent. While not incredibly rare, the Ricohmatic 44 serves as a captivating example of an ambitious yet largely unsuccessful attempt to enhance the user’s photographic experience. Ricoh’s engineers dedicated their efforts to crafting an appealing design, highlighted by a stylish semi-transparent flip cover (though it unfortunately … Read moreRicoh
Ricohmatic 44

Futura Kamerawerk
Futura S

Germany 1952 – Compact – 35 mm – Rare. The Futura S is a 35mm rangefinder made by Futura Kamerawerk starting in 1952. Futura Kamerawerk, founded by Fritz Kuhnert, is an interesting camera company as it was a german company trying to create a good quality rangefinder differentiating itself from the format Leica was successfully … Read moreFutura Kamerawerk
Futura S

Goldammer
Goldeck 16

Germany 1959 – Compact – 16 mm – Rare. The Goldeck 16 was manufactured by Goldammer of Germany in 1959. It is a beautiful, well built and very interesting camera. The most notable external feature is the large lever that both loads the shutter and advances the film in one simple movement. The size and proportions … Read moreGoldammer
Goldeck 16

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Aka
Akarette 2

Germany 1950 – Compact – 35 mm – Infrequent. The Akarette is a 35mm viewfinder camera with interchangeable lenses, made by Apparate & Kamerabau (AkA, after 1957 akw )  in Germany. The Akarette was first developed just after WWII by brothers Eugene and Max Armbruster and featured an interchangeable lens mount as well as a … Read moreAka
Akarette 2

Secam
Stylophot – 93/99

France 1955 – Spy Camera – 16 mm – Infrequent. The Stylophot is a pocketable mini camera which makes 10x10mm images on 16mm film. It was produced in France in 1955 and presented as a “pen” camera, due to its resemblance to a fountain pen with the pen clip attached to the side. “Stylo” being the … Read moreSecam
Stylophot – 93/99

Wirgin
Edixa Reflex – 91/99

Germany 1952 – Compact – 35 mm – Rare. The Edixa Reflex was produced by Wirgin in 1952 and was West Germany’s most popular series of SLR’s with focal plane shutter. The Edixa Reflex was the early brainchild of a then unknown technical mechanic named Heinz Waaske that later created one of the most successful … Read moreWirgin
Edixa Reflex – 91/99

Leica
Leica IIIG – 83/99

Germany 1957 – Compact – 35 mm – Very rare. The Leica III G (often said to stand for “Gorgeous”) was introduced by Leica in 1956. It was the last of the screw mount Leicas as designed by Oscar Barnack. Barnack did not actually design the III G as he passed away in 1935 after … Read moreLeica
Leica IIIG – 83/99