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Japanese Six (6×6)
Prewar and wartime models (edit)
folding
Adler Six | Bonny Six | Clover-Six | Condor Six | First Six | Gelto Six | Gotex | Green | Lyra Six | Super Makinet Six | Mamiya Six | Miyako Six | Mulber Six | Mulix | National Six | Neure Six | Oko Six | Olympus Six | Pilot Six | Romax | Ugein | Vester-Six | Victor Six | Weha Six
collapsible
Ehira Chrome Six | Minolta Six | Shinko Super | Weha Chrome Six
unknown
Freude Six | Heart Camera | Konter Six | Tsubasa Six
Postwar models ->
Japanese 6×6 TLR, pseudo TLR and medium format SLR ->
Japanese Semi (4.5×6) and older 6×9 ->

The Gelto Six (ゲルトシックス) is a Japanese 6×6 folder, made by Tōa Kōki and distributed by Hattori Tokei-ten. It is only mentioned in the government inquiry listing Japanese camera production as of April 1943.[1] It has a Gelto II shutter giving T, B, 1–300 speeds, made by Tōa Kōki.[2] The lens is a three-element Grimmel 75/3.5 made by Fujita Kōgaku Kikai.[3]

The camera is not listed in the official list of set prices compiled in October 1940 and published in January 1941.[4] It was thus not yet produced at the time.

No surviving example and no picture has been observed so far.

Notes[]

  1. "Kokusan shashinki no genjōchōsa" ("Inquiry into Japanese cameras"), item 91.
  2. "Kokusan shashinki no genjōchōsa" ("Inquiry into Japanese cameras"), shutter item 18-Q-2.
  3. "Kokusan shashinki no genjōchōsa" ("Inquiry into Japanese cameras"), lens item Lb6.
  4. "Kokusan shashinki no kōtei kakaku".

Bibliography[]

This camera is not listed in Sugiyama nor in Kokusan kamera no rekishi.

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