|German, French & Italian Cameras using 127 film|
|3×4||rigid||Bella | Dreivier | Futuro | Gewirette|
Kolibri | Parvola | Pupille | Ranca | Reporter
|folding||Baby Ikonta | Baldi | Dolly | Goldi | Gucki|
Ingo | Korelle | Makinette | Vollenda
|4x4||Navax | Paxina Electromatic | Rothlar|
|4x6.5||Billy | Bob | Dolly | Goldi|
Korelle | Panta | Piccolette | Rio
|TLR||see German TLRs|
|3×4||rigid||Fotobaby | Lynx | Super-Boy|
|folding||Derby-Lux | Elax|
|pseudo TLR||Auteuil | Longchamp|
|4×4||rigid||Impera | Marly | Pari-Fex | Rubi-Fex | Top|
|3x4||Comet | Comet III | Cometa | Euralux|
Ibis | Maxima | Piccolo | Tanit
|4x4||Comet | Euralux | Ibis|
|4x6.5 & other||Alfa | Delta | Relex | Rolet | Rondine|
image by Graustark (Image rights)
image by eBayer camper-1969 (Image rights)
The Photo-Magic is a bakelite camera for 4×6.5cm exposures on 127 film, made in black or wine. It is very simple, around the meniscus lens it is only marked Photo-Magic and No 4065; always the same! It has a time and instant shutter. Some are marked P and I, others T and I and have British made inside the back. There is also an identical Photo-Miami camera. It is marked Mod.IVb and No 4387.
It looks a little like the original MIOM camera, and also quite like a small version of the Wembley Sports without the screw-out lens barrel. Vial dates it from 1948, and McKeown lists it under the Boumsell entry, while noting that Boumsell was only a distributor. It is discussed in more detail by Sylvain Halgand on his Photo-Magic page.
- Vial, Bernard. Histoire des appareils français. Période 1940–1960. Paris: Maeght Éditeur, 1980, re-impressed in 1991. ISBN 2-86941-156-1.
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