Mimosa (35mm)

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This compact, yet boxy 35mm viewfinder camera was the sole camera produced by Mimosa of Dresden, Germany. The original version of 1948 had a fold-up viewfinder on top of the camera; but the Mimosa II introduced in 1949 incorporated the finder into the camera body.


  • Mimosa II (1951)
    • Helical focus mount
    • 5 cm 1:2.9 Meyer Trioplan, Ludwig Meritar lens
    • Mimosa Velax or Prontor-S shutter
    • black or silver back-release lever


  • Page 671, McKeown, James M. and Joan C. McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 12th Edition, 2005-2006. USA, Centennial Photo Service, 2004. ISBN 0-931838-40-1 (hardcover). ISBN 0-931838-41-X (softcover).
  • Geschichte der Dresdner Fotoindustrie, Herbert Blumtritt (Stuttgart 2001).