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Object ID 000088

Object Name Hanimex 108F

Object Desc Hanimex Corporation was founded in 1947 by Jack Hannes. Hanimex is an abbreviation for Hannes Import Export.

Collection Objects

Accession # MDS000040

Alternate ID

General Category Other Objects

Category Camera

Source Graham Lloyd

Source Category Gift

Accession Date MAY 11,2016


Location Llay

Object Date 1968

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status In Collection

Object Keywords Hanimex Camera,




Date MAY 11,2016

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to In Collection from In Collection - automatic entry by System User

Date MAY 11,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Llay from Llay - automatic entry by System User




Date MAY 14,2016

Notes Hanimex Corporation was an importer and distributor of cameras, lenses, and other photographic equipment in Australia and New Zealand. The company also distributed consumer electronics and other non-photographic gear. Hanimex cameras were often sold under the Hanimex brand name or co-branded with the Hanimex brand and the Manufacturers brand (e.g. Hanimex Topcon). Photographic product distributed by the company were made by Tokyo Kogaku, Sedic and Royal in Japan, by Finetta, Montanus, Vredeborch and Dacora in West Germany, by Pentacon in East Germany, and by other manufacturers. Hanimex distributed SLR lenses for several different lens mounts under the Hanimex brand name. Since 1954, Hanimex was also the sole distributor of Fuji Film products in New Zealand.[1] Hanimex sold camera flashes, film cameras (eg. Hanimex Loadmatic MP300 Super8 camera, Hanimex U8 Zoom Super8 camera), slide projectors[2] (eg. Hanimex Arus 500) and film projectors (eg the Hanimex Dual-matic IQ 1000S Super8 film projector) and dark room equipment.