The camera was very cheap that used as a gift in cereal packets. But they say that "In every way a real camera and not just a novelty or toy". Midget was very small as a match box.
16mm film was used in Kodak 110 film cartridges for later subminiature cameras.
Some features of Midget
- Film: 16mm roll, 6 exposures, picture size 13x18mm
- Lens: Taylor Hobson meniscus type, f/10
- Focusing: 5 feet to inf.
- Shutter: simple spring rotary shutter, one speed 1/30
- Film winder: in two variations, a folding D shape lever or a knob
- With or without the film pressure plate
- Body: bakelite, with seven different colour variants,
- Front plate: brass or nickel coloured; The stampings on the name plate also varies
- Weight: 71g
The Coronet Cameo was a post-war attempt to recreate the success of the Midget. It was very cheap and very small as half finger.
- Produced between 1948-52
- Film 16mm roll and picture size 13x18mm
- Fixed focus f/11 lens
- One speed rotary shutter, 1/25