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IntroductionCamera "A" No.1 | Camera "B" No.2 | Gemmy | Kolt

Okada Optical Works (Okada Optical Industrial Co. Ltd) manufactured subminiature cameras in 1950. The first uses 8mm film, called Camera "A" No.1 and the second uses 16mm and called Camera "B" No.2.  The pistol shaped Gemmy using 16mm film and the HIT type Kolt.

Okada Camera "A" No. 1

Camera "A" No. 1 is an aluminium camera using a one piece double metal cassette of 8mm film supplied in a presentation case with filters, cable release, sun shade, tripod coupling, and extra cassettes. The camera is fixed-focus, but with a variable-speed shutter, and employs a top-mounted fold-down frame finder.

Accessories included filters and close-up lenses.               


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