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The '''Kiku 16''', '''Gem 16''', '''Saica''' and '''Halmat''' are Japanese [[subminiature]] cameras, taking 17.5mm film.
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== General description ==
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All the models share the same body. They take ten 14×14mm exposures on a roll of 17.5mm film. The design is more angular than other [[Hit]]-type cameras, and is inspired by contemporary 35mm viewfinder cameras.
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== Variations ==
  
 
== Bibliography ==
 
== Bibliography ==
 
* {{Showa10}} Items 1207–8.
 
* {{Showa10}} Items 1207–8.
 
* {{McKeown12}} Pp.376 and 700.
 
* {{McKeown12}} Pp.376 and 700.
* {{Pritchard}} Pp.75, 77 and 79 (the Halmat is spelled "Kalmet" or "Kalmat" by mistake).
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* {{Pritchard}} Pp.75, 77 and 79 (the Halmat is spelled "Kalmet" and "Kalmat" by mistake).
 
* {{Zukan}} Items 5038, 5047 and 5129.
 
* {{Zukan}} Items 5038, 5047 and 5129.
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==
 
In English:
 
In English:
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* Pages at [http://www.submin.com/ Submin.com]:
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** [http://www.submin.com/17.5mm/collection/kiku/index.htm Kiku 16, Gem 16 and Saica]
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** [http://www.submin.com/17.5mm/collection/halmat/index.htm Halmat]
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** [http://www.submin.com/17.5mm/manuals/gem16.htm Gem 16 instructions in English]
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** [http://www.submin.com/17.5mm/manuals/halmat.htm Halmat instructions in English]
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** [http://www.submin.com/17.5mm/manuals/kiku_16ii.htm Kiku 16 instructions in English]
 
* Past auctions by [http://www.westlicht-auction.com/ Westlicht Photographica Auction]
 
* Past auctions by [http://www.westlicht-auction.com/ Westlicht Photographica Auction]
 
** [http://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?id=13877&acat=13877&offset=1&_ssl=off Halmat], lot no.424 of [http://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?id=13848&_ssl=off&lang=3 auction no.1 (November 15, 2002)]
 
** [http://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?id=13877&acat=13877&offset=1&_ssl=off Halmat], lot no.424 of [http://www.westlicht-auction.com/index.php?id=13848&_ssl=off&lang=3 auction no.1 (November 15, 2002)]
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* [http://members.tripod.com/Nigel_Richards/Submin/kiku.htm Kiku 16] in [http://members.tripod.com/Nigel_Richards/ Nigel Richards' website]
 
* [http://members.tripod.com/Nigel_Richards/Submin/kiku.htm Kiku 16] in [http://members.tripod.com/Nigel_Richards/ Nigel Richards' website]
 
* [http://home.tiscali.nl/benbojo/kiku_16.htm Kiku 16] at [http://home.tiscali.nl/benbojo/index.html Benbojo's Classic Cameras]
 
* [http://home.tiscali.nl/benbojo/kiku_16.htm Kiku 16] at [http://home.tiscali.nl/benbojo/index.html Benbojo's Classic Cameras]
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In German:
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* [http://www.photographica-auctionen.de/auctionlist/objectWinInfo.asp?objektnr=116&auktionsnamn=Photographica%204 Halmat], lot no.116 of [http://www.photographica-auctionen.de/eng/index.asp Foto Hobby Rahn Photographica Auction] no.4 (November 11, 2006).
  
 
[[Category: Japanese 17.5mm film]]
 
[[Category: Japanese 17.5mm film]]
 
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[[Category: K]]

Revision as of 17:19, 4 November 2008

Japanese subminiature
8mm film Camera "A" | Camera-Lite | Echo 8 | Kaitenkei
9.5mm film Doryu 1 | Fujica 8×11mm SLR | Yashica Atoron
16mm film Albert | Beauty 16 | Bell 16 | Bell Kamra | Binoca | Camera "B" | CM-16 | Cyclops | Dan 16 | Darling-16 | Doryu 2-16 | Fujica 16mm SLR | Gemmy | Glico Pistol | Konan-16 Automat | Mamiya 16 Automatic | Mica Automat | Micta | Minolta-16 | Minolta-16 EE | Minolta-16 EE II | Minolta-16 MG | Minolta-16 MG-S | Minolta-16 P | Minolta-16 Ps | Minolta 16 QT | Mycro Super 16 | Mykro Fine Color 16 | Nice | Nikon 16 | Poppy | Ramera | Ricoh 16 | Ricoreo 16 | Rubina | Rubix | Seiki 16 | Seiki 16 (pistol) | Shaty 16 | Sonocon 16 | Spy 16 | Steky | Golden Steky | Teleca | Viscawide-16 | Yashica Y16 | Yashica 16 EE | Zany | Zuman Super 16 | Zunow Z16
unknown Matchbox camera
17.5mm film Arrow | Baby Flex | Baby-Max | Barlux | Beauty 14 | Bell 14 | Blondy | Baby Colon | Comex | Corona | Croma Color 16 | Epochs | Fuji Kozet | Gamma | Gem 16 | Gemflex | Glico Lighter | Halmat | Hit | Hit-II | Hit-type | Hobby 16 | Homer No.1 | Homer 16 | Honey | Hope | Jenic | Kiku 16 | Kolt | Kute | Lovely | Mascot | Meteor | Micky | Midget | Mighty | Mini | Moment | Mycro | Myracle | Nikkobaby | Peace | Peace Baby Flex | Peace Small Lef | Pet | Petit | Petty | Prince 16-A | Prince Ruby | Robin | New Rocket | Rubina | Rubix | Saga 16 | Saica | Septon Pen | Sholy-Flex | Snappy | Spy-14 | Sun | Sun B | Sun 16 | Sweet 16 | Tacker | Takka | Tone | Top Camera | Toyoca 16 | Toyoca Ace | Tsubame | Vesta | Vista | Vestkam
20mm film Guzzi | Mycroflex | Top
round film Evarax | Petal | Sakura Petal | Star
unknown Hallow | Lyravit | Tsubasa
110 film see Japanese 110 film
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The Kiku 16, Gem 16, Saica and Halmat are Japanese subminiature cameras, taking 17.5mm film.

General description

All the models share the same body. They take ten 14×14mm exposures on a roll of 17.5mm film. The design is more angular than other Hit-type cameras, and is inspired by contemporary 35mm viewfinder cameras.

Variations

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 1207–8.
  • 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.376 and 700.
  • Pritchard, Michael and St. Denny, Douglas. Spy Cameras — A century of detective and subminiature cameras. London: Classic Collection Publications, 1993. ISBN 1-874485-00-3. Pp.75, 77 and 79 (the Halmat is spelled "Kalmet" and "Kalmat" by mistake).
  • 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 5038, 5047 and 5129.

Links

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In German: