I had this email a few days ago:

I just uploaded on my Agfa/Leitz Rondinax group http://www.flickr.com/groups/1946288@N21/ some photos of the rare 1930’s japanese copy of Rondinax 35, named VesterBox, made by Ginrei (GRC) company. Some (few) details about Ginrei: http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Ginrei

Thanks Mircea. I had never heard of this one.

I then did a Google search and found these photographs, also on Flickr:


One sold on eBay USA in July 2013 for $15.

Here’s another user


The information on Ginrei contains the intriguing information that a Vester Box film processing tank was available for 120 film or for 35mm film, and adapter for 127 film (information from a 1944 photographic magazine). Was one a Rondinax 60 clone?