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11-09-2009, 08:00 PM   #151
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I have compiled the data received so far into two pdf files. Those files are attached to the first post in this thread.

11-17-2009, 10:32 AM   #152
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Posts: 7
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 8077229
Location of serial number: Bottom plate engraved

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: No

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: No information
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: No

Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): No
Year of original purchase (if you know): No
11-24-2009, 08:06 PM   #153
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Just got myself another one:

Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black
Serial number: 7505635
Location of serial number: Bottom plate stamped

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: No

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: Hong Kong
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: Bottom plate sticker

Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): no idea
Year of original purchase: unknown


Looking at the database this could be the lowest serial number so far: 750xxxx first run
Thanks,

Last edited by ismaelg; 11-24-2009 at 08:11 PM.
11-26-2009, 10:44 AM   #154
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 6
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7790322
Location of serial number: Top plate engraved

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: No information
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: None

Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) Don't know
Year of original purchase (if you know): Don't know

11-28-2009, 07:40 AM   #155
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Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7670403
Location of serial number: Bottom plate engraved

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: No

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: No information
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: No

Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): No
Year of original purchase (if you know): No
11-28-2009, 03:20 PM   #156
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Photos: Albums
Posts: 58
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7695244
Location of serial number: Engraved on top plate.

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: Yes

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: ???????
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: None

Focusing screen: Microprism only

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): No
Year of original purchase (if you know): No
12-06-2009, 08:56 PM   #157
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Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Posts: 8
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black
Serial number: 6328052
Location of serial number: Bottom plate stamped

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: Japan
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: Sticker on Bottom
Focusing screen: Split screen

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): 1lb
Year of original purchase (if you know): Late 70's
12-11-2009, 09:16 PM   #158
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Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Saskatchewan
Photos: Albums
Posts: 12
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black
Serial number: 7396466
Location of serial number: Bottom plate engraved

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: Japan
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: Sticker on Bottom
Focusing screen: Split screen

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): ????
Year of original purchase (if you know): Early 70's by my father overseas

12-12-2009, 06:54 PM   #159
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Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 8099412
Location of serial number: Bottom plate stamped

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: No

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: No information
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: None

Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): Don't now
Year of original purchase (if you know): 1987
12-21-2009, 09:52 PM   #160
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Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Belfast, ME
Posts: 10
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7903602
Location of serial number: Bottom plate stamped

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near rewind crank: No

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: Hong Kong
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: Bottom plate sticker

Focusing screen: Microprism
12-22-2009, 12:08 PM   #161
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12-29-2009, 10:46 PM   #162
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My original K-1000

Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7468139
Location of serial number: Bottom plate stamped

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: No

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

BODY ASSEMBLED IN HONG KONG
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: Bottom plate sticker

Focusing screen: Microprism
Note that my Microprism does not have the outer circle. One inner circle only.

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): 760g
Year of original purchase (if you know): 1978-1979. I received this as a Christmas or Birthday gift before I took my photography class in high school in spring 1979.
01-02-2010, 10:28 AM   #163
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Location: Denver, CO
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 438
Model: K1000 SE
Color of faux leather: Brown

Serial number: 7857987
Location of serial number: Bottom plate stamped

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: Yes
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: No

Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads

Manufactured/assembled in: No information
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: None

Focusing screen: Split screen with microprism collar

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): Unknown
Year of original purchase (if you know): Unknown
01-05-2010, 01:09 PM   #164
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Bought used but my first ever K1000

Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black
Serial number: 8395373
Location of serial number: Bottom plate stamped
Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: No
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: No
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: Yes
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: No
Top plate: Metal
Bottom plate: Metal
Battery cover: Threads
Manufactured/assembled in: Unknown
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: Unknown
Focusing screen: Microprism but no surrounding circle
Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): Unknown
Year of original purchase (if you know): Unknown
01-09-2010, 10:57 AM   #165
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Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Rotterdam
Posts: 3
Model: K1000.
Color of faux leather: black.

Serial number: 7293916.
Location of serial number: bottom plate stamped.

Asahi Optical logo on prism housing: yes.
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing: yes.
Asahi Opt. Co. engraved on back side of top cover: yes.
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: no.

Top plate: metal.
Bottom plate: metal.
Battery cover: threads.

Manufactured/assembled in: no information.
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: none.

Focusing screen: microprism.

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): I don't know.
Year of original purchase (if you know): I don't know.
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