(1953) Despite its name it is a combination of a mechanical pencil and a camera, not a pen. And the pencil actually works. This camera, like all of the Septon pen cameras, is exceedingly rare and a lot of misinformation has surfaced. For example, some sources state that the film size was 16mm film. And the instructions for the camera state that the film is 14mm roll film that is 16mm wide. So no wonder that there is confusion. But the camera probably used 17,5mm film, as did many other Japanese cameras of the time period. It was a very simple camera and produced typical, "Hit"-quality results -- pretty bad. It has simple features like the other "Hit"-type cameras.
The Deluxe version takes a big step and offers additional features, like a faster lens (20mm three elements), has variable f-stops (f2.8 - 11), and two shutter speeds (B and I -- 1/50). And the lens apparently focuses as well. The shutter release button is in a slightly different position, but it is basically the same camera. And who knows, perhaps the results are a little better.
Appears to be the same as the Septon Pen.
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