Yamashita

industry:
Distributer,
Manufacturer
Nationality:
Japanese

Yamashita Shoten, Tokypo, active already in 1921; dealer and distributer of cameras; also owned brand name 'Rondo' under which it sold a variety of photographic products; also owned the 'Sun' brand name; became Chiyoda Shokai in 1946, based in Ginza, operating until 1950s; confusingly, KK Yamashita Yujiro Shoten began operating from 1950, quickly becoming Chuo-Shashin-yohin KK (Central Photo Supply Co) and used the brand name 'Rondo' from 1951-1959.