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Camera - Pentax Asahi Spotmatic

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
Black body with silver metal top . Three circular dials on the top with silver shutter button and winder. Base is silver with opening for battery. It has a screw on lens with lens cap . It has a thin plastic neck strap. It is quite a heavy
Size
140mm x 83 mm x 23 mm
Object Registration
002496
Keywords
pentax asahi, pentax spotmatic, warrnambool history
Historical information
The Pentax Asahi Spotmatic camera is an SLR camera and was manufactured around 1960.
When Made
1964-1976
Significance
An example of an early SLR camera.
Inscriptions & Markings
Pentax Asahi on front near the lens . Spotmatic on front below shutter on the back Asahi OPT Co Japan.on top left 3588316 SP
Last updated
19 Jul 2019 at 11:14AM