Binoca binocular camera
image by Rick Soloway (Image rights)
This article is a stub. You can help Camera-wiki.org by expanding it.
Binoca Co., Ltd. (㈱ビノカ) was a short-lived Japanese camera maker based in Tokyo. It made this Binoca model around 1950, combining theater binoculars with a subminiature camera using 16mm film. The fixed-focus lens was a Bicon f/4.5 40mm. As well as white it was made in red, blue, green and grey.
- ↑ 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). Page 138.
- 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. Item 725.
- 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. Item 5018.
- Binoca at Submin.com
- Binoca among the highlights of the 26 April 2008 sale by Auction Team Breker
- Binoca at Subclub.org
- Binoca by Masaharu Saito at Minomushi no heya (archived)
- Binoca among Binocular cameras at the JCII Camera Museum