Zemgales Blass No.47 02.11.1938
VEF's gift for President
The President Karlis Ulmanis today adopted the audience and discussed
with the Minister of Agriculture J. Birznieku. After the President
adopted a VEF director A. Vitols, who came to show the President the
first factory-produced photo camera, a so-called "Minox." This new
camera is less than the normal size of a match box, weighs 125 grams,
and can easily fit into the pocket of your jacket. Despite the
fact., Minox "light capability is very important 1:3.5 and an
advantage. Probably due to a short focal objects to shoot only 20 cm
away and all objects further than 2 m photographed without all the"
sharpness "setting. 9X11 mm negative format images can be increased in
any desired size. Minox will be equipped with all the modern equipment
to facilitate the work of the photographer, and it is likely that it
will be a consent not only Latvian, but also abroad. Price is expected
to be below Ls 200.