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Asahi Pentax

Period:
20th Century
Description:
Introduced in 1957, the Pentax was so well received that it became the industry standard and influenced camera design for years to come all over the world. Its design was so pivotal that the Asahi Company eventually renamed themselves 'Pentax' after their product.
Place of Production:
Japan
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
KIMMG:2007/7/1/2
Digital Number:
EAEX021n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council