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Daiichi Kōki (第一光機) was perhaps a Japanese camera maker in the early 1940s. The Ami II, a 4.5×6 folder, is attributed to this company in an official price list dated November 1941.[1]

The company is probably unrelated to the contemporary Daiichi Kikō and to the later Daiichi Kōgaku.


  1. "Kamera no kōtei kakaku kanpō happyō", November 1941, type 3, section 7A.


  • "Kamera no kōtei kakaku kanpō happyō" (カメラの公定価格官報発表, Official announcement of the set prices of the cameras), November 1941. Extract of a table listing Japanese camera production and setting the retail prices, reproduced in "Bebī Semi Fāsuto 'Kore ha bebī wo nanotta semi-ki da'" (ベビーセミファースト"これはベビーを名乗ったセミ機だ", Baby Semi First, 'this is a Semi camera called Baby'), an article by Furukawa Yasuo (古川保男) in Camera Collectors' News no. 277 (July 2000). Nishinomiya: Camera Collectors News-sha. P. 27. Type 3, section 7A.