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  Aires Penta 35


The Aires Penta 35 SLR camera was manufactured by the Aires Camera Industries Company of Tokyo, Japan in circa 1959. A low priced Single Lens Reflex camera. This camera provided a 1:1 life size view through a built-in pentaprism with fresnel field lens for corner to corner brilliance. It was fitted with a fast Q Coral 50mm F2.8 lens. Optional 90mm telephoto or 36mm wide angle adapter lenses were also available. The shutter was a SLV leaf-type, providing 10 speeds ranging from 1 second to 1/500 of a second, plus B. Other features included a fully automatic diaphragm which stops down instantly when you take the picture, Built-in split field optical rangefinder, and rapid wind lever advances the film - cocks the shutter - and prevents double exposures. Originally priced at $89.95.

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