Fantasy Shot – A Yashica in a Tokyo camera store window – 1964

Two of our most popular images on our Flickr page. Both were featured in “Explore”.

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Japan and the summer Olympic Games held in Tokyo.

Yashica’s latest in their popular J-series line of SLRs as it would have appeared in a Tokyo camera store window in 1964, possibly in Shibuya or Shinjuku.

The world was coming to Japan for the Olympics and Japan was ready to show the world its best technology and design. The Tokaido Shinkansen made its inaugural run from Tokyo on October 1st and Japan and its technology never looked back.

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