Pentax Asahi S1a 35mm SLR Camera Lens & Period Case

Serial Number: 640385


The Pentax Asahi S1a was produced from 1962 /67

This model was the cheaper version of the S3 and marketed with the slower top shutter speed of 1/500s instead of the 1/1000s.

However, you can set this camera to function at 1/1000s by moving the speed selection to unmarked area. This camera can be fitted with a Pentax light meter which clips over the viewfinder.

The standard kit lens is fitted to this camera, Super Takumar F/2 55mm Prime Lens, optics are clear and lens functions correctly.

The cameras shutter fires through the range with no problems.

Cosmetically in excellent condition.

The camera comes as I found it with period case and accessories.

See photos ( I personally don't like splitting up period pieces like this, so it’s a job-lot sale. ) Tripod for display only -not part of sale.


Camera Specification

Shutter range: B, T 1sec to 1/500 market scale + 1/1000

Manual Focus / Takumar f/2 55mm Lens

M42 Screw mount

Flash sync 1/60th



Pentax Asahi S1a 35mm SLR Camera Lens & Period Case

SKU: 9262

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