Pentax has given their cameras many names on models and series. One of the first was the Asahi Pentax K. That letter has been coming back.
We hereby present: Asahi Pentax K, Asahi Pentax K2 and Ricoh Pentax K-3:
Read and see more of Asahi Pentax K at Asahi 1952-1964
Read and see more of Asahi Pentax K2 at Pentax
Read and see more of Ricoh Pentax K-3 at Pentax K-:2009-13
There is no exact list of sn/year of production, but the first ones had 9xx xxx, close to 1 mill.That was late summer/autumn 1964. Yours is probably early 1965.
who can tell me what year was asahi pentax spotmatic SP made 1054359
Hi,Some 10% of the different models were produced in black, so probably between 10`-15000 samples out of the 135000 S1a/H1a. Too many to be really rare.
Hi, I have a black S1a with No. 658004, is it rare?First time on your side, much to learn about Pentax.