Elgeet

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photography related industry in Rochester (New York)
American Camera | Bausch & Lomb | Blair | Century | Crown Optical Co. | Elgeet | Folmer & Schwing | Gassner and Marx | Graflex | Gundlach | Ilex | JML | Kodak | Milburn | Monroe | PMC | Ray | Reichenbach, Morey and Will | Rochester Camera and Supply Co. | Rochester Optical Co. | Seneca | Sunart | Walker | Wollensak
and in Rochester (Minnesota)
Conley
external links
graflex.org - Rudolf Kingslake's
"Optical industry in Rochester (N.Y.)"

The Elgeet Optical Company was founded in 1946 by David Goldstein in Rochester. Among its first products were lenses for naval tracking, giving the company's lens brand name Navitar. Most known photographic lenses of Elgeet were for movie cameras, but at least one still camera tele lens was made for the American Clarus Model MS-35 rangefinder camera body. Elgeet advertised itself as "Makers of the World’s Finest Lenses". The company is now known as Navitar.

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