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Minox CLX 60th Anniversary Special Edition

This is the 60th anniversary of the first production of one of the most revolutionary cameras in photographic history and it has inspired Minox to bring out the Minox CLX, the latest in the 8x11mm camera series. Walter Zapp’s legendary idea to design and make the Minox originated way back in 1922. The camera “was to be so small that it would disappear in a closed hand”. Although very much inspired by this idea, Walter Zapp was hindered again and again by various financial squeezes, and it took 13 years before he was able to file a patent application for the “Ur” Minox in 1935. The camera comes with a dark grey leather case, film, batteries as well as the famous measuring chain for close-focus shots.

Minox CLX, Special Edition, by Minox


Tuesday, June 29th, 2010


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3 Responses to
“Minox CLX 60th Anniversary Special Edition”

  1. Monique Says:

    this shape camera is so logical, i just want to slip it into my jacket pocket. like a pair of spectacles.

  2. Audrey Russell Says:

    I have just been given a beautiful pair of Minox binoculars for Christmas. I saw that there was a chance to win a Minox CLX Special Edition, but I did not know what IT WAS!! Therefore, I "Googled" it and have now found out that it is a camera with FILM! Not digital! Well, I will enter with my postcard – will post it next week to Germany, and hope for the best. It sounds like a real collectors item. I know a young black man who is a very keen photographer and I think if I should win it, I will give it to him as a very special present! Love my new BF 10X42 BR binocs. Thanks to my darling husband! Regards to all at Minox and have a good 2013. Audrey Russell

  3. Audrey Russell Says:

    No problem, I don't need a public appearance!

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