The Candex miniature camera was sold by the General Products company of Chicago Illinois, in circa 1940. It was a simple minicam type camera constructed of black Bakelite, with a sleek streamlined art deco styling. It also housed a decorative faceplate depicting a unique font type with the model name CANDEX. This unique font style type was used by both the General Products company camera and the Metropolitan Industries cameras, indicating a common relationship and it is exact to the Capitol 127 camera was sold by Metropolitan Industries and the Clix De Luxe sold by Metropolitan. It was fitted with a simple meniscus lens and instantaneous shutter. This camera captured 3 x 4 cm sized exposures on number 127 roll film.
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