Minolta leaflet (c.1935): Minolta
Extract from a leaflet for the Minolta range, dating c.1935, presenting the Minolta Vest, Semi Minolta, Happy and Minolta.
Document scanned by A. Apra, used with permission. It is in public domain, as are all anonymous works published in Japan more than fifty years ago.
See also the Camera-wiki page about the Minolta and Auto Minolta.
Spring-loaded camera in dai-meishi size (6.5×9cm), for plates or film packs.
It is a camera for fast action, as its shape indicates, graced with specially smooth features, with many advantages for sports and news photography, and its solid body can stand many years of use.
Actiplan f/4.5 lens, with 6 plate holders and a pack holder, Crown shutter (with security device, i.e. a shutter lock) (1, 1/2, 1/5, 1/10, 1/25, 1/50, 1/100, 1/200, T, B)