Sugimoto (杉本) was a Japanese company during the war. It was mentioned in the "Kokusan shashinki no genjōchōsa" ("Inquiry into Japanese cameras") as the maker of the three-element Pilot 50/3.5 and 50/4.5 lenses and of the 25–150 shutter mounted on the Baby Pilot made by Tachibana.
- ↑ "Kokusan shashinki no genjōchōsa" ("Inquiry into Japanese cameras"), lens items Jb7 and Jc13, shutter item 12-V-8.
- "Kokusan shashinki no genjōchōsa" (国産写真機ノ現状調査, Inquiry into Japanese cameras), listing Japanese camera production as of April 1943. Reproduced in Supuringu kamera de ikou: Zen 69 kishu no shōkai to tsukaikata (スプリングカメラでいこう: 全69機種の紹介と使い方, Let's try spring cameras: Presentation and use of 69 machines). Tokyo: Shashinkogyo Syuppan-sha, 2004. ISBN 4-87956-072-3. Pp.180–7.