The Ceres is a leaf shutter found on some Japanese cameras from the 1950s. The range of speeds is usually B, 1–300, but some versions give B, 25–300 instead. This shutter was made by Fuji Seimitsu, which perhaps also made the Rectus leaf shutter.
Cameras equipped with a Ceres shutterEdit
The following list is incomplete. That a particular model is listed should not be taken to mean that all examples were fitted with the Ceres.
- Avigo and Rafuray (B, 25–300, no self-timer)
- Easternflex (B, 1–300, self-timer)
- Elbowflex (B, 1–300, self-timer)
- Prince Junior (B, 1–300, self-timer)
- Taroflex (B, 1–300, self-timer, one isolated example)
- 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.