there already is a Minimum Palmos on my website I added these too as
they show a trend that was popular in early decades of 20th century. I
have seen numerous modifications of Minimum Palmos, Contessa
Nettel, Goerz and other cameras. Sometimes even 2 or 3 have been torn
apart and best bits and parts combined to be one camera. Sometimes it
seems to have been done to save money by using old broken devices to
make at least one functional camera. Sometimes these modifications have
been made due to wanting to improve the existing camera. These two
cameras below are from the milder end of mods, but I am on the look for
the most extreme modified one I can find. The camera below is a 9x12
sized Minimum palmos where a custom framefinder, an additional shutter
and lens and a modified back has been added. The other camera below is
a 6x9 sized Minimum Palmos which has a flash sync added, and finders
are a bit modified. Funnily enough despite all mods and the cameras
looking not so good, they are both functional cameras. I just need to
clean them up.. some CLA and take photos with them.
cameras were the best professional Nikons and Canons of their time...
though I doubt anyone now would take best parts of a Canon and combined
them with the best parts of a Nikon top model.
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