Zuiho Nice

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The 'Nice' was manufactured by Zuiho Optical in 1946 it is the prototype of the Steky, uses the same cassettes as the Steky. Fitted with an interchangeable 25mm f3.6-11 lens with shutter speeds of B and 1/100. It is possibly the first Japanese camera to use 16mm film; which was not available in Japan at that time.

The Nice has the viewfinder on the same side as the film advance and film counter. The shutter release button is next to the viewfinder and had to be primed by the lever on the left hand side of the camera. The film speed is selected by a dial marked B and 100 on the body of the camera.

A rare camera. One sold at Christie December 1991 for 1600USD.

Sample wanted

Model Nice
Finish/colour black, black leatherette
Shutter B, 1/100
Aperture f3.5-f11
Film Door lock  
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Auction Price Ebay


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