History of Miranda

The Miranda cameras were excellent cameras completed by a range of accessories and lenses particularly interesting. In spite of very the good reputation, the brand disappeared almost overnight, precisely without a future. December 10th, 1976, Miranda Camera Co Ltd presented to the court of Tokyo a demand for setting in bankruptcy. The bankruptcy reached 3.6 billion francs. Miranda belonged then to an American company, AIC photo, which also held Soligor. Certain economists of the time made it clear that all that was only the consequence of the Japanese attitude, which officially opened its market with the Japanese investments, but were opposed to it after by the facts. Then, Miranda, victim of globalization before the time?