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1957 Asahi Pentax AP | by Dutch Dennis
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1957 Asahi Pentax AP

Asahi Pentax (also available as Tower 26 in the USA).

 

Produced in 1957 and 1958 as the first Pentax camera with a Pentaprism. The standard lens on this one is the Takumar 1:2.2 f = 55 mm. Less than 20.000 units were produced until it was replaced by the Asahi Pentax S.

 

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Taken on August 3, 2010