London, South Kensington
9 May 1991
SHOWA OPTICAL CO., LTD., Japan
A 16mm. Gemflex I subminiature camera no. 1006 with a Gem f/3.5 25mm. lens set in a Swallow shutter, in maker's leather ever ready case, camera marked Made in Occupied Japan.
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Sugiyama (et.al.), Collectors guide to Japanese cameras, p. 276 no. 5039.
The earlier Gemflex cameras were marked Made in Occupied Japan and bore a serial number.
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