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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
| Kalimar A|
roll film Edit
- Kalimar 44 (Japanese, same as Anny 44)
- Kalimar TLR100 (Soviet Union; a rebadged Lubitel 2)
- Kalimar Reflex (made by Seagull in China)
pocket film Edit
- Kalimar AW-10 All Weather Camera
- Kalimar FF-10
- Kalimar Mini 110
| Kalimar K-90|
35mm film Edit
- Kalimar 3D (3-dimensional 3-lens camera)
- 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)
- Press release detailing acquisition by Tiffen. Includes historical notes.
- source at ozcameras 
- Kalimar Cameras at www.collection-appareils.fr
- Kalimar cameras at www.orphancameras.com Kalimar Reflex, SQ, Six Sixty, C-64, 44, K-90, KX-7000, SR-200