Bolsey A
Bolsey B
Bolsey C
Bolsey Explorer
Bolsey Jubilee
Jacques Bolsey

Bolsey was an American company founded in 1947 by Jacques Bolsey, who had already designed cine and still cameras. The company designed small 35mm rangefinder and TLR cameras, then a subminiature using 8mm film. It disappeared at the beginning of the 1960s.

35mm rangefinder

35mm TLR + rangefinder

35mm viewfinder

8mm subminiature

  • Bolsey 8
  • Bolsey Uniset 8

120 pseudo-TLR


  • Sanford, Richard. Bolsey, the man behind the camera. Home publication, 2003. (No ISBN number.)
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