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Topcon Minion II
France Version française
Photos by VB text by VB. From the collection of VB. Last update 2013-11-25 par Eric Borel.

Manufactured or assembled in Japan from (Circa) 1939 to (After) 1939.
Index of rarity in France: Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 2623

See the complete technical specifications
Chronology of cameras Topcon 

The Minion is compact folding using 127 film with a rather unusual format: 4x5 cm.
Loading the film is from above, the back is fixed.
The optical is a Toko 3 lenses.
The Seikosha "Licht" shutter has a self-timer which is not true of all Seikosha "Licht" (see the Riken Kinsi for example).

Topcon Minion II