Kalimar Inc. was an American distributor founded by Bob Lipsitz in 1952. It started importing Aires 35 cameras from Japan to the U.S.A. . It distributed a number of rebadged cameras from Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany and the Soviet Union. It was acquired by Tiffen in 1999.

Kalimar distributed the Barbie camera in 1993.

Distributed cameras Edit

roll film Edit

pocket film Edit

  • Kalimar AW-10 All Weather Camera
  • Kalimar FF-10
  • Kalimar Mini 110

35mm film Edit

  • Kalimar 3D (3-dimensional 3-lens camera)
  • Kalimar A
    Polaroids 118

    Kalimar A

  • Kalimar DK-3
  • Kalimar C-64 (Made by Haking in Hong Kong)
  • Kalimar Paulette Electric (a rebadged Halina Paulette Electric)
  • Kalimar Spirit AF


  • Kalimar Spirit P
  • Kalimar Sport AF]
  • Kalimar SR 100 (a rebadged Zenit B)
  • Kalimar SR 200 (a rebadged Zenit E)
  • Kalimar SR 300 (a rebadged Zenit EM)

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