|Olympus 35-S Picture by David Broglin. (Image rights)|
Introduced in 1955, the 35-S was the first Japanese camera to offer a fast rewind lever. It was first fitted with a D. Zuiko 45mm f/3.5 lens. The later models were available with a E. Zuiko 48mm f/2.8 or a G. Zuiko 45mm f/1.9. All had a Seikosha-MX shutter.
|Olympus 35-S II Picture by David Broglin. (Image rights)|
Olympus 35-S II
Marketed in 1957, the Olympus 35-S II provided a bright-frame finder. It is recognizable for its three windows on the front. Three different lenses were available : E. Zuiko 48mm f/2.8, G. Zuiko 2.0/42 and G. Zuiko 1.8/42. It is equipped with a Seikosha MXL shutter, with LVS values.
Many of these cameras have been sold in the USA by Sears & Roebuck under the brand Tower.
- Shutter and rangefinder cleaning of the Olympus 35-S II
- Olympus 35 S-3.5 on Olympus Global History.
- In Sylvain Halgand's collection :
- The Development of the Japanese Photographic Products Industry, 1954-1958 - Page 26.
|Olympus Classic Cameras|
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