Manufacturer : Binoca Co Japan.
Dates : 1950.
A plastic bodied binocular camera .
Lens : fixed focus f 4,5/ 40mm Bicon.
Image quality of the 10x14mm image is poor.
Shutter 1/25-1/100 sec .
The 2,5×2,5 opera glasses have individually focusing oculars and are mediocre in quality.
The special cassettes used 16 mm perforated film. The bridge of the cassette allows it to be removed from the camera in one piece. The pressure plate has a spring clip that clicks when the perforation pass under it.
The top is engraved “Listen for two clicks for each exposure”at which point the film has wound on to the next frame.
The Binoca was made in White ,Blue ,Green ,Grey and Red.
The metal parts are a rich dark gold tone.
At least two variations exists.
One has the fitment for a neck cord .
The other does not have that.

This camera has the fitment for the neck cord . And in this very nice red colour i have not seen one picture on the internet , let alone on fair,s or camera show’s .So i think this red color is pretty unique.

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  1. Katja Segmüller schreef:


    That´s a truly beautiful Camera.

    Should you ever intend to sell your redcolored piece, we´d be very interested in purchasing it, since we own the rest of the colour range (blue, light blue, grey, orange, rose and white)

    Sincerely yours
    Katja Segmüller

  2. admin schreef:

    Hi Katja. if I ever sell my collection, it will be all in one buy. The red one from my collection is as far I know the only that I have seen on the internet. so very rare . must I know an other one. I will let you know. Regards Joop

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