|Advertisement by Hinomaruya in Ars Camera February 1949. (Image rights)|
Hinomaruya (ひのまるや) was a Japanese distributor based in Tokyo. It was already active in 1946. It was the distributor of the Nicca cameras from 1951 to 1958 and an authorized dealer of the Masmy cameras by Takagawa in 1951.
As main distributor:
As authorized dealer:
- Masmy cameras (c.1951)
- ↑ Its address from 1946 to 1953 was Tōkyō-to Ōta-ku Araijuku 1–2358, Ōmori-ekimae (東京大田区新井宿1–2358・大森駅前). In 1954 it was Tōkyō-to Chiyoda-ku Kanda-awaji-chō (東京都千代田区神田淡路町) and from 1955 to 1958 it was Tōkyō-to Chūō-ku Nihonbashi Muromachi 4–3 (東京都中央区日本橋室町4–3). Source: advertisements in Ars Camera March 1946 and February 1949, and advertisements reproduced in Kokusan kamera no rekishi, pp.156–8 and 183.
- ↑ Advertisement in Ars Camera March 1946, p.4.
- Ars Camera. Advertisements by Hinomaruya in March 1946 (p.4), April 1946 (p.30), May 1946 (p.38), July 1946 (p.20) and February 1949 (p.29).
- 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.