Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Petal "Spy" Camera

And to finish off our round of spy photography posts, how about a rare camera that we currently have in stock...
Petal- Round body, made in occupied Japan. First produced in 1947. Was at one point listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the smallest production camera. 12mm fixed focus lens with no aperture control, single speed shutter, small optical viewfinder, and rotating film disc. Rare and collectible. "What made the Petal a commercial success was its size and shape, not its picture taking ability". In stock- Inoperative, BGN grade, $199.

Find more subminiature cameras and accessories in stock at KEH.com.