Introduction & contents
Frequently Asked Questions
Directions for the Expo Watch Camera
Advertisments Popular Science Oct 1919
Magnus Niéll - Photographic Camera, 1904/09/06 (Expo Watch Camera)
The 1904 patent was issued to Magnus Niéll, who assigned one half of the rights to Thomas Wallace.
Thomas Wallace - Camera Shutter and Operating Mechanism Therefor, 1920/12/14 (Expo Watch Camera)
Thomas Wallace was issued a patent in 1920 for improvements to the original 1904 design.
Magnus Niéll - Vest-Pocket Camera, 1908/11/17 (Advanced Version of the Expo Watch Camera)
Camera designer Magnus Niéll applied for this patent in 1907. It was granted in 1908. Unfortunately this improved version of the Expo Watch Camera was not manufactured for sale. This is an attractive design that among other improvements, features a built-in folding reflex viewfinder.
Article in "The Photographic Collector" Newsletter Volume II October 1969 Number 1
Article in Photographica World #101, Every tick a photograph
by Adrian Richmond (6.08Mb)
No it's not a watch its Expo brochure
Article in Photo Deal Verdeckter Einsatz: Taschenuhrkameras
Last updated 22nd August 2005