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06-25-2016, 06:36 PM   #1
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Does the Pentax ME belt clip fit the ME Super as well?

Does the Pentax ME belt clip fit the ME Super as well? Just checking before I buy.

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It should as the bodies are identical.

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No ref to belt clip in either of ME Super instruction book or "Lenses and Accessories" of 1980
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QuoteOriginally posted by wombat2go Quote
No ref to belt clip in either of ME Super instruction book or "Lenses and Accessories" of 1980
My guess is that the belt clip is something that the USA Pentax distributor released and is not an official Asahi Pentax Japan item.

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QuoteOriginally posted by gofour3 Quote
My guess is that the belt clip is something that the USA Pentax distributor released and is not an official Asahi Pentax Japan item.

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I suppose that is possible. there are no other markings on mine than the Pentax logo. If I can find the box, I will check for any other info.

However, since it does appear in the ME manual, wouldn't that suggest that it was released by Asahi Pentax Japan?
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QuoteOriginally posted by emergo Quote
I suppose that is possible. there are no other markings on mine than the Pentax logo. If I can find the box, I will check for any other info.

However, since it does appear in the ME manual, wouldn't that suggest that it was released by Asahi Pentax Japan?
Yep you are right, I checked my ME manual and it's in the back as well. I also found a picture of the belt clip box and it does say Asahi Optical (Int'l) Ltd and "Hong Kong". So it may be an item only marketed in some areas, which would be the reason it does not appear in any Lenses and Accessories booklet from the ME period.

There was also an earlier KX belt buckle that on the back indicated in was made for "Honeywell" the US Pentax distributor. So the ME belt clip may be a similar item.

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