Timeline

An alternate way of looking at my collection is by date of manufacture. Where I don’t know an exact date for a camera, I have listed it at its earliest possible year of manufacture:

1931

Foth - Derby II
Foth – Derby II
(1931-1935)

1936

Kodak - Bantam Special
Kodak – Bantam Special
(1936-1940)

1937

Purma - Special
Purma – Special
(1937-1959)

1945

Univex - Mercury II
Univex – Mercury II
(1945-?)

1949

Agilux - Agiflex II
Agilux – Agiflex II
(1949-1950)

1950

Agfa - Jsolette V
Agfa – Jsolette V
(1950-1952)

1952

Ilford - Advocate
Ilford – Advocate
(1952-1957)

1953

Bencini - Comet III
Bencini – Comet III
(1953-1969)
Zeiss Ikon - Contessa 35
Zeiss Ikon – Contessa 35
(1953-1955)
Zeiss Ikon - Signal Nettar II
Zeiss Ikon – Signal Nettar II (1953)

1954

Braun - Paxette IIM
Braun – Paxette IIM
(1954-1958)

1956

Argus - C3
Argus – C3
(1956)

1957

Haking – Halina Prefet
Haking – Halina Prefect
(1957-)
KMZ - Moskva 5
KMZ – Moskva 5
(1957)

1958

Riken - Ricoh Super 44
Riken – Ricoh Super 44
(Dec 1958-Sep 1959)
Yashica - 44 Silver Grey
Yashica – 44 Silver Grey
1958
Franke & Heidecke – Rolleiflex T1
Franke & Heidecke – Rolleiflex T1
(Oct 1958-Jun 1961)
Voigtlander - Vito B
Voigtlander – Vito B
(1958)

1959

Kodak - Brownie 127
Kodak – Brownie 127
(1959-1963)
Yashica - 44 Black
Yashica – 44 Black
(1959)
Yashica - 44A Blue
Yashica – 44A Blue
(1959)
Yashica - 44A Rose
Yashica – 44A Rose
(1959)

1960

KMZ - Zorki-6
KMZ – Zorki-6
(1960)

1961

Meopta - Flexaret Automat VI
Meopta – Flexaret Automat VI
(1961-1967)

1962

Yashica - 44LM
Yashica – 44LM
(July 1962)

1963

Voigtländer - Vito Auto
Voigtländer – Vito Auto
(1963-1965)

1964

WZFO - Alfa 2
WZFO – Alfa 2
(1964-1965)

1967

Ihagee - Exatka Varex IIb
Ihagee – Exatka Varex IIb
(1967)