Kobayashi (小林精工㈱) was a Japanese camera maker in the first half of the 1950s. It was based in Tokyo and its address was in Kita-ku Nakasatomachi (北区中里町). It made and advertised the Veri Flex in 1954, and it certainly also made the Crown Flex name variant distributed in 1953 by Kōyō Shōji.
- 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.