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See also Tanaka Kōgaku, maker of the Tanack rangefinder cameras, and Tanaka Shōkai, a distributor in the 1950s.

A company called Tanaka (田中) is mentioned in the April 1943 government inquiry on Japanese cameras as the maker of the Mulix 6×6 folder and its Mulixar 75/4.5 and 75/3.5 four-element lenses.[1]

Tanaka is a very common family name in Japan, and this company was surely not related to the postwar Tanaka Kōgaku, maker of the Tanack cameras.

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  1. "Kokusan shashinki no genjōchōsa" ("Inquiry into Japanese cameras"), item 90, lens items Lb36 and Lc26.

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