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Sasaki Shōten (佐々木商店) was a Japanese company based in Yamabuki (山吹), Tokyo, in the late 1930s and early 1940s.[1] It sold the Mycro subminiature and the Light dual-format (4×6.5cm and 3×4cm) camera in 1939 and 1940.

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  1. Its exact address was Ushigome-ku Yamabuki-chō (牛込区山吹町) 305. Source: column in Asahi Camera May 1940, p.831, and advertisement reproduced in Awano, p.5 of Camera Collectors' News no.274.

Bibliography Edit

  • Asahi Camera May 1940. "Atarashii kikai to zairyō" (新しい機械と材料, New equipment and machinery). P.831.
  • Asahi Camera. Advertisements by Sasaki Shōten:
    • April 1940, p.A32;
    • May 1940, p.A29.
  • 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. Item 290.
  • Awano Mikio (粟野幹男). "Maikuro kamera (senzenhen)" [マイクロカメラ(戦前編), Mycro cameras (prewar)]. In Camera Collectors' News no.274 (April 2000). Nishinomiya: Camera Collectors News-sha. Pp.1–10.

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