Minolta 16 - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Minolta 16

Model II

1960

Chiyoda Kogaku Seiko K.K.

Osaka

Japan

Image of Minolta 16

Lens:
f2.8, 22 mm Rokkor, apertures to f16. The diaphragm is a Noton type having two moving plates.

Shutter:
Speeds 1/30 - 1/500, B.

Construction:
Metal body.

Format:
20, 10 x 14 mm exposures on 16 mm wide film held in a cassette.

Focusing:
Fixed.

Attributes:
Direct-vision view-finder.
Film advance by opening the camera which also sets the shutter. Film counter. Flash synchronisation.

Serial Number:
631500 .

With:
Instruction book. UV filter.

A very popular miniature camera produced in several colours. Filters and other lens attachments slide in to place when the camera is open. The lens is focused at a near distance, infinity focus is achieved by stopping down to f16 or fitting a distance lens.

Accessories
  • Filters (Y48, UV, 1A-skylight, 80 A, 81 B).
  • Close-up lenses (No. 1 and 2).
  • Distance lens (No. 0).
  • Duofit-S electronic flash unit.
  • Flash and tripod adapter clamp (bracket wraps around camera body providing an accessory shoe and tripod bush).
  • Projector and enlarger.

References & Notes:
BJA 1961, p. 580. BJA 1962, p. 186.

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