| Taiyō Kōki Viscawide -16|
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Taiyō Kōki K.K. (太陽工機㈱) was a Japanese company based in Tokyo, Ōmori, in the 1960s. It made the Viscawide-16 panorama camera using 16mm film, released in 1961. The company name was spelled Taiyokoki Co., Ltd. in a single word on the camera markings.
- ↑ The exact address in May 1962 was Tōkyō-to Ōta-ku Ōmori 9–410 (東京都大田区大森9の410). Source: advertisement reproduced in Kokusan kamera no rekishi, p.268.
- ↑ See this disambiguation page for other uses of the name Taiyō.
- 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.