One camera with the Homer name was a definite Hit-type camera and, of course, 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) Despite the name this camera uses 17.5mm paper-backed film (14x14mm image) and is shaped like a small rangefinder. It even has a fake meter. It is the same as the Toyoca Ace and the Prince Ruby.
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