Pentax PC35AF (1982)

What is it? This is a Pentax PC35AF, a 35mm compact camera made by the Asahi Optical Co. in Tokyo Japan between the years of 1982 and 1984.  It was the first compact Pentax camera capable of auto focus and was the first in a long running PC-series of cameras …

Pentax ES II (1974)

What is it? This is a Pentax ES II Single Lens Reflex camera made in Japan by Asahi Pentax.  It is one of the very few M42 screw mount cameras that is capable of auto exposure, and was the very last screw mount camera made by Asahi Pentax before they …

Pentax Sv (1964)

What is it? This is a Pentax Sv 35mm SLR film camera made by the Asahi Optical Company, based in Tokyo, Japan.  The Sv is one the last models of the Pentax S-series and was a very popular camera worldwide selling nearly half a million copies in its 7 year …