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Exceptionally rare Minox Riga set

Lot reference 18604179
Exceptionally rare Minox Riga set

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Virtually unused

Brand: Minox
Object/device type: Camera
Condition: Very good with only slight signs of use
Lenses Brand: Other
Camera Type: Other

In 1934 Walter Zapp of Reval (later Tallinn) constructed the prototype of the Minox spy camera. After two years of further preparation, the camera was finally born in 1936. This Minox with recording format 8 x 11 mm is also called the Riga Minox, after the city where it was produced.
The offered Riga set is very rare.
In the first place because of the virtually unused camera with serial number 15784. This dates from 1942 and is equipped with a 15 mm/f3.5 Minostigmat lens. The camera with stainless steel housing is technically perfect and shows - even after three quarters of a century and war years! - no wear.
Probably even rarer, however, is the limited series of the wooden shape made by Walter Zapp in 1994, which he developed in Reval in 1934. This series was released on the occasion of the 60-year anniversary of the German Minox Club. The item offered here with a certificate is number 273 of the total edition of just 300 pieces.
All in all, an extremely rare set that you will not see anytime soon in this condition.

Billboard makes no part of this lot and is purely for decoration.

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Feedback score: 99.6
Reviews given: 272
Member since: March 14, 2014
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    Highly recommended AAA+++
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    wboss January 20, 2019

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    Camera found in good condition as advertised. Very good packing.
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    Nahuala January 17, 2019

  • Still cold from the delivery van and the lens looks great. Excellent seller that I've dealt with before.

    HuubL January 17, 2019

  • Good night.
    Very well packed and absolutely perfect items.
    I think it´s the third purchase I make from you, and never been disappointed.
    My best regards,
    António.

    user-e614a02 January 14, 2019

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    Everything as described and fast delivered. Very good.
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    casotti50 January 9, 2019

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    Tutto come avrei voluto; tempi di consegna ragionevoli visto che eravamo sotto le feste natalizie, oggetto come da descrizione e da foto, imballo adeguato alla delicatezza dell'obiettivo. grazie mille
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    claudiobonetto January 7, 2019

  • Good evening !
    It´s a very nice and pretty camera, and arrived very well.
    I find iteven better than in the photos. I´ll enjoy it for sure.
    Thank you,
    António.

    user-e614a02 December 28, 2018

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    Cameras found in same condition as described and photographed.
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    Nahuala December 28, 2018

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    prima verzending, probleem met het item naar tevredenheid opgelost.
    Dank!
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    arnolder December 21, 2018

  • Thank you Marco Perfect transaction without any problems . Very fast , great and safety shipping You not add two Leica cassette ? ... Thank's All best . Regards .

    user-5ee0f9d December 12, 2018

  • Bonjour de Normandie France,
    Bonne relation avec le vendeur, satisfaction.
    Cordialement
    M. Jacky SONNET

    user-81f75d7 December 11, 2018

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    Venditore affidabilissimo. Macchina come da aspettative devo solo scoprire perche' non si alza il semicerchio per avvolgere la pellicola come da freccia anche spingendo in avanti il piccolo cursore .
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    user-f184a92 December 4, 2018

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    Todo OK, gracias
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    user-cfbaa52 December 3, 2018

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    Ok
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    Jesus13613foticos November 28, 2018

  • Vendedor excelente. Descripción del artículo correcta. Envio rápido. Embalajo impecable. Muchas gracias.

    user-74485ed November 20, 2018

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    great lens
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    zeinstra24 October 3, 2018

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    Probleempje werd goed opgelost!
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    darosa September 13, 2018

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    heel mooi!
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    wagenborg September 11, 2018

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    Cet appareil correspond tout à fait à mon attente et je suis très satisfait de cette belle acquisition !
    Vendeur très sérieux à recommander sans hésitation. Merci à vous.
    Salutations cordiales.
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    user-38bf97c September 7, 2018

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    mooi, dank u
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    Rakotof1112 August 14, 2018

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    ok
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    Jesus13613foticos June 18, 2018

  • very nice

    kurtwist June 18, 2018

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    la ghiera dei tempi di scatto era bloccata
    l'ho portata a riparare
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    nicolapizzuti June 5, 2018

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    Hello Nicola,

    Please note that the camera has to be load with film. Then you can transport and cock the shutter. After that you can release the shutter. I checked the camera before shipping and it was working well.

    Best regards,
    Jaap
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  • Very nice!

    kurtwist May 29, 2018

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    good stuff.
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    ggll0491 May 1, 2018

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