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Latest Review Posted Pentax S2 (H2)
It's pretty much a standard S/H camera. If you're interested in a camera collecting challenge, this is a fun one to try and pursue all the versions of. These are the versions I know of:


- Asahi Pentax S2 in Japan (and internationally in general)
- Asahi Pentax SB, where B is the second letter in the alphabet, sold in Japanese military camps, note that the rare SB2 is a Pentax S3
- Asahiflex H2 in South Africa, and possibly Finland (though the older, printed sources I read only mention South Africa, and Iíve found no sources except online that indicate Finland was a possible market)
- Asahi Pentax H2 (multiple international markets, mostly Europe)
- Honeywell Heiland Pentax H2 (US)
- Honeywell Pentax H2 (also the US, but later)
- Asahi Pentar H2 (South Africa), also one of the rarest Pentax cameras collectors can pursue
- Penta Asahiflex H2 (South Africa)


Also, it was available in black and silver, so you can presumably double that list if you want one of each color. And there were production variations. Early examples had no clip-on meter interface on the shutter dials. Latter versions did. The S2 Super had the 1/1,000th shutter speed. Also, I've seen photos of latter S2 Super bodies that have a self-resetting fame counter whereas the H2 has a manual-resetting counter.



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