One camera with the Homer name was a definite Hit-type camera and used 17.5mm paper-backed film.
(1960) It is a rather large, boxy, 17.5mm camera from Japan. The lens is a meniscus optic with 2 stops for sunny (f11?) and cloudy (f5.6?) weather -- changed by a lever on top of the lens and indicated with red symbols above the lens. The shutter speed is fixed (1/50 second) and it is fixed focus. A convenient thumbwheel advances the film until the next frame number on paper backing is visible through a green window on the camera's back. It is usually seen with a green/grey metal & leatherette exterior, but it was also available in black. It is not listed in most "Hit lists" because of its uncommon size and shape, but it is easier to hold and use than most "Hit" cameras -- plus it produces the same fuzzy results!
(1960) HIT-type camera for use with 16mm paper-backed film (14x14mm image). Very similar to the Bell 14 and the Prince Ruby, so check the 16mm section for more details.
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