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The '''Echo 8''' is a combination of camera and cigarette lighter, made by [[Suzuki]] from 1951. The '''Camera Lite''' is a simplified version, made around 1955.
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| ''Suzuki Optical Co. Camera Lite Model II.<br>Pictures by {{image author|Andrys Stienstra}}. {{non-commercial}}''
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|image_text= Eddie Albert using one in the 1953 motion picture "Roman Holiday"
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== Bibliography ==
 
== Bibliography ==
* {{Zukan}} Items 5020–1.
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* {{Showa10}} Items 977–8 and 1131 (see also the pictures on pp.17 and 438).
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* {{Lewis}} P.76.
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* {{McKeown12}} Pp.909–10.
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* {{Zukan}} Items 5020–1 and 5031–2.
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== Links ==
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In English:
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* [http://www.submin.com/8mm/collection/echo8/index.htm Camera-lite and Echo 8 cameras] at [http://www.submin.com submin.com]
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* Past auctions by Westlicht Photographica Auction (now [https://www.leitz-auction.com/auction/en/home Leitz Photographica Auction]):
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=1&inO=456 Echo 8]; lot no.456 of [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.ObjectList?inSiteLang=&inC=WLPA&inA=1 auction no.1 (November 15, 2002)]
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=12&inO=559 Echo 8] with three film cassettes; lot no.559 of [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.ObjectList?inSiteLang=&inC=WLPA&inA=12 auction no.12 (November 17, 2007)]
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=6&inO=610 Camera Lite], lot no.610 of [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.ObjectList?inSiteLang=&inC=WLPA&inA=6 auction no.6 (November 6, 2004)]
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=8&inO=610 Camera Lite] with several rolls of film; lot no.610 of [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.ObjectList?inSiteLang=&inC=WLPA&inA=8 auction no.8 (November 27, 2005)]
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=8&inO=611 Camera Lite], two examples in gold and in silver finish; lot no.611 of auction no.8
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=9&inO=744 Camera Lite]; lot no.744 of [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.ObjectList?inSiteLang=&inC=WLPA&inA=9 auction no.9 (May 20, 2006)]
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=9&inO=745 Camera Lite]; lot no.745 of auction no.9
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=10&inO=603 Camera Lite]; lot no.603 of [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.ObjectList?inSiteLang=&inC=WLPA&inA=10 auction no.10 (November 18, 2006)]
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=10&inO=604 Camera Lite]; lot no.604 of auction no.10
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=12&inO=560 Camera Lite (gold)], with plastic case and two boxed film cassettes; lot no.560 of auction no.12
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** [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.Object?inC=WLPA&inA=17&inO=505 Camera Lite] among other Japanese subminiature cameras; lot no.505 of [https://wlpa.auction2000.se/auk/w.ObjectList?inSiteLang=&inC=WLPA&inA=17 auction no.17 (May 29, 2010)]
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In English and Japanese:
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* Camera Lite among [http://archive.is/www.cameraguild.jp/nekosan/mame.htm subminiature cameras] in [http://archive.is/www.cameraguild.jp/nekosan/ Nekosan's website] (archived)
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* [http://www.lpfoto.se/auk/w.object?inC=LP&inA=08-11-02&inO=431&inSiteLang=ENGLISH Camera Lite], lot no.431, and [http://www.lpfoto.se/auk/w.object?inC=LP&inA=08-11-02&inO=432&inSiteLang=ENGLISH Sterling silver model], lot no.432 of [http://www.lpfoto.se/auk/w.ObjectList?inSiteLang=ENGLISH&inC=LP&inA=08-11-02 auction no.31 (2 November 2008)] by [http://www.lpfoto.se/auk/w.auctionList?inC=LP LP Foto]
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* [http://members.ytv.home.ne.jp/minoxfan/Camera/C-ECHO_8.html Echo 8 and Camera Lite] by Masaharu Saito at [http://members.ytv.home.ne.jp/minoxfan/index.html Minomushi no heya] -->
  
 
[[Category: Japanese 8mm film]]
 
[[Category: Japanese 8mm film]]
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Latest revision as of 20:29, 9 June 2020

The Echo 8 is a combination of camera and cigarette lighter, made by Suzuki from 1951. The Camera Lite is a simplified version, made around 1955.


Bibliography

  • Asahi Camera (アサヒカメラ) editorial staff. Shōwa 10–40nen kōkoku ni miru kokusan kamera no rekishi (昭和10–40年広告にみる国産カメラの歴史, Japanese camera history as seen in advertisements, 1935–1965). Tokyo: Asahi Shinbunsha, 1994. ISBN 4-02-330312-7. Items 977–8 and 1131 (see also the pictures on pp.17 and 438).
  • Lewis, Gordon, ed. The History of the Japanese Camera. Rochester, N.Y.: George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography & Film, 1991. ISBN 0-935398-17-1 (paper), 0-935398-16-3 (hard). P.76.
  • McKeown, James M. and Joan C. McKeown's Price Guide to Antique and Classic Cameras, 12th Edition, 2005-2006. USA, Centennial Photo Service, 2004. ISBN 0-931838-40-1 (hardcover). ISBN 0-931838-41-X (softcover). Pp.909–10.
  • Sugiyama, Kōichi (杉山浩一); Naoi, Hiroaki (直井浩明); Bullock, John R. The Collector's Guide to Japanese Cameras. 国産カメラ図鑑 (Kokusan kamera zukan). Tokyo: Asahi Sonorama, 1985. ISBN 4-257-03187-5. Items 5020–1 and 5031–2.

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