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Taniyama logotype

The Taniyama logotype engraved on the ground glass on a 4x5" field camera.

Taniyama Camera Kōgyō K.K.
(谷山カメラ工業㈱) was a Japanese manufacturer based in Osaka. It made the Tanyflex 6×6 SLR in 1950–1 and it also made view cameras at least until the mid-1950s. Its address in 1950 and 1951 was Ōsaka-shi Naniwa-ku Mabuchi-chō 23 (大阪市浪速区馬淵町23).[1] Its logo was the name TANY inside a concave lens element, itself surrounded by two smaller convex elements above and below.[2]

Camera list Edit

  • Tanyflex (6×6cm SLR, 1950–1)
  • Tany Speed View (6×9cm view camera, 1956)[3]

Notes Edit

  1. Source: advertisements reproduced in Kokusan kamera no rekishi, p. 146.
  2. Logo visible in the advertisements reproduced in Kokusan kamera no rekishi, p. 146.
  3. Sugiyama, item 6082.

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