Samoca 35 EM

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The Samoca 35 EM is a viewfinder camera for 35mm film with a built-in light meter, made in Japan by Sanei Sangyō K.K. (三栄産業㈱).


  • Type: Viewfinder camera
  • Manufacturer: Samoca Camera
  • Years of production: 1956 approx
  • Film: 35mm
  • Lens: C. EZUMAR Anastigmat coated, F/3.5/50mm
  • Shutter: 'Prontor type' shutter with speeds 1/10 to 1/200 sec and B.
  • Aperture: 1:3,5 to 1:22
  • Viewfinder: optical eye-level type viewfinder.
  • Metering: Uncoupled 2 range Selenium
  • It would appear that this model was not produced with the 2.8 Lens
  • 3 Slight variations as follows -
  • Shutter lock fitted on some but not all examples seen.
  • Accesory shoe fitted on some but not all examples seen.
  • Lightmeter door has either 1 single hole or 8 smaller holes in two rows.