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1959. 35mm SLR camera. Also known as "Asahi Pentax S2" and "Asahiflex H2". Sold in the USA as the "Honeywell Heiland Pentax H2".

Asahi: Pentax H2 camera

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Camera sales and other sources with added premiums,
converted and inflation-adjusted prices:
Date
Condition Price
 2013-05-10
 5F
 $71
 2013-04-18
 5J
 $99
 2013-03-10
 4F
 $64
 2011-04-16
 C-B
 $133
 2011-03-18
 B+
 $102
 2003-02-28
 B
 $122
 2013-06-16
 5G
(body only) $111
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by minitw » Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:29 pm

We should a separate page for the Asahiflex H2. I bought one on eBay with a sticky shutter 4 months ago on eBay for $200. These cameras were basically an H2, but they called them Ashahiflex in South Africa for short period of time in the 50's because there was a Trademark dispute over the "Pentax" and this was Pentax's way of getting around the problem. There are also some cameras that were called "Pentar" instead of "Pentax" and I understand those are pretty hard to find too.

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by minitw » Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:28 pm

Here is a picture of this rare camera. I bought it on eBay on 10/1/2012 for $202.50. When it arrived it was in pristine condition except for circular markings around the tripod socket and some numbers engraved (hand carved) right below the lens mount. The camera had a sticky shutter when I received it, but after a CLA it works perfect and verified with a film. We should add this camera to the site.
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Asahiflex H2

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by diser » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:30 am


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