Minox History

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    Very interesting, thanks. (I own a B and a few accessories.)
     
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    "Inventor of the legendary spy camera"

    Zapp denied being the inventor of a SPY camera, but could not get rid of this designation which he felt insulting.


    Most probably Robot cameras were much more used as spy cameras...
     
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    I've heard that. My Dad was quite an authority on Minox, and owned and used several. He also had several publicaions about Zapp and Minox. I now have them along with one I had previously, and value them all.
     
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    I enjoyed it!

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    Zapp not only can be proud of designing the Minox, a rather prestigious family of cameras. But also to have reached, at least indirectly, the mass market with the Agfa Agfamatic cameras. A family of cameras nearly all being copies of his Minox design.
     
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    Zapp himself about that spy-camera image:

    http://www.minoxclub.de/zapp.mp3

     
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    Very cool! If only Minox would send some film over to the USA again!