Vintage camera, Golden Ricoh 16 Subminiature Camera, made by Riken Optical Industries Ltd., Japan. 16mm, gilt body, with a Riken Ricoh f/3.5 2.5cm lens and a leather case, with Golden Ricoh "16" with gold embossed lettering.
Leather case is in very good condition. Gold finish on camera shows signs of wear. Lens cap fits loosely, but is in very good condition otherwise. Priced accordingly. Camera was in good working order when last used; has not been tested recently.
Lens aperture opens and closes, shutter fires well at all speeds.
See pictures for condition.
Was created to bring a "spy camera" to the retail market in the 1950s and early 1960s.
Unique collectible for the camera fan.
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