The Epochs, made by Taiyodo Kokiis, is a heavy metal Hit style camera with a distinctive angular shape. It is very similar to Beauty 14, Meteor and Vestkam .

See "Spy Camera" page 78 Michael Pritchard and Douglas St. Denny.

Model Epochs
Finish/colour matt chrome, black leatherette
Lens 20mm fixed focus
Shutter B, 1/25/ 1/50
Aperture f3.5
Film Door lock sliding bar
Case Stamped "Made in Occupied Japan"
Dimensions 60 x 35 x 35 mm 2.35" x 1.25" x 1.125" (width x height x depth)
Weight 104g
Purchased 2005/07/01
Date of Manufacture 1949
Cost 189.99USD
Current Value  
Auction Price Ebay 2003/05/07 308USD, 2003/12/03 294USD, *2004/04/07 130.03USD (case), 2005/05/07 168.51USD (box), 2005/05/31 49USD, *2005/07/01 189.99USD (box, case), 2005/07/23 70GBP, 2005/08/16 77.60USD, 2006/03/27 199.99USD (case)

Last Updated on 6th January 2007