The Alps (アルプス) is a Japanese camera using the no-need-darkroom process, reportedly advertised by the company Ōhashi Shōten from March 1931, at the price of ¥2 for a set. The camera was probably shaped as a box, but this is currently unsure. No surviving example has been observed so far.
- ↑ Date, price and attribution to Ōhashi Shōten: Awano, p.7 of Camera Collectors' News no.317, quoting the book Nihon Shashinshi Nenpyō (日本写真史年表).
- Awano Mikio (粟野幹男). "Tougō kamera (4)" (トウゴーカメラ, Tougo cameras ). In Camera Collectors' News no.317 (November 2003). Nishinomiya: Camera Collectors News-sha. Pp.7–12.