Olympus

Olympus M1 black paint 1972

One of the rarest Japanese cameras ever made - Olympus M-1 in original black paint finish Designed by a team led by Yoshihisa Maitani and originally branded as M1, then Leica contested the name M1, as their flagship rangefinder cameras are known as the M…

Olympus Standard Prototype 1937

Sensational discovery of the first Olympus camera: Only 10 of these Prototypes were made (nos.101-110), only three are known to exist (nos.102, 107, 110). Exactly this camera no.107 was used to advertise the new Olympus product in Asahi Camera magazine from November 1937. It comes…