Nicca Type - 5                                                                                                                 
Manufacturer:
Nicca Camera Company Ltd (Tokyo)

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Standard lens:

Japan

1955 - 1956

3500 - 4000*

126xxx - 129xxx

T,1,2,5,10,15,25 (slow speed dial) B,25,50,100,200,500,1000

Nikkor 2/50 and 1.4/50

The Nicca Type - 5 has flash synchronization (X at 1/25) via a socket on the back of the body and a film type indicator in the film wind-on knob. The lever under the rewind knob is for diopter adjustment.

There is a locking catch on the slow speed dial (at 1/25)

The back of the camera has a vertically hinged door, to allow film loading.

This camera was also marketed as the Tower 5, Snider 35 and Tower 45 and 46 (these last two have lever instead of knob film wind).

*Total production including Tower and Snider models.
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