The Minolta 16 II was a so-called “fixed-focus” camera, with the focus set to about 9 feet (meant to focus with adequate sharpness from 3.5 feet to infinity at f/16). With the close-up lens, you can focus at closer distances. This slides over the lens. The close-up lens attachments allowed spies to secretly snap photos of top secret documents, blueprints, etc. During the Cold War. For Your consideration is a nice example of this camera. Minolta 16 refers to a line of. Between 1955 and 1974. The negative size was 10×14 mm for the earlier models, later, a larger format, 12×17 mm was adopted, using single-perforated 16 mm film. It was possible to load your own cassettes, and also develop the film using a special. With a spiral insert for 16 mm film. The Minolta 16 can be traced back to the. Built by Konan in 1947. Minolta bought out Konan in the early 1950s and continued producing cameras under the Konan name for several years. The first camera labeled Minolta 16 rather than Konan 16 was the Minolta 16 Automat of 1955. The Minolta 16 used a newly designed. Cassette which was not compatible with the Konan models. This item is in the category “Cameras & Photo\Vintage Movie & Photography\Vintage Cameras\Subminiature Cameras”. The seller is “zen-way” and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Brand: Minolta
- Series: Minolta 16