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04-14-2010, 01:27 AM   #181
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Location: Jakarta
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Model: K1000 SE
Color of faux leather: Brown

Serial number: 6330452
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: Split screen with microprism collar

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know):dunno
Year of original purchase (if you know): dunno

04-21-2010, 06:01 AM   #182
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Location: nbg
Posts: 29
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7819349
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:
Manufactured/assembled in: No information
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: None

Focusing screen: Microprism
04-30-2010, 01:35 PM   #183
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An other K1000 bought on ebay

Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 6323193
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: Japan
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: Bottom plate sticker

Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): Don't know
Year of original purchase (if you know): Don't know
05-09-2010, 03:42 AM   #184
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Location: Manila
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My First SLR

Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7954237
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: Taiwan
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: None
Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know):
Year of original purchase (if you know): 1977 in Houston Texas

05-13-2010, 09:07 PM   #185
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Location: Oregon
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Posts: 3,808
Model: K1000 SE
Color of faux leather: Brown

Serial number: 7963613
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:I think Hong Kong, Very hard to read
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: Sticker on Bottom plate (fairly worn)
Focusing screen: Split Prism w/Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) unknown
Year of original purchase (if you know): unknown

Swift1
05-15-2010, 01:12 AM   #186
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Join Date: May 2009
Location: Vancouver Island
Photos: Albums
Posts: 17
Color of faux leather: black

Serial number: 6267051
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:
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: none

Focusing screen: microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know)
Year of original purchase (if you know):
05-31-2010, 08:00 PM   #187
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Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 5,124
Model: K1000 SE
Color of faux leather: Black
Serial number: 6807000
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: No information
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: No information

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
06-02-2010, 02:21 PM   #188
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Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Florida Gulf
Photos: Albums
Posts: 3,033
Model: K1000.
Color of faux leather: black.

Serial number: 7225313.
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: no information.
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: none.

Focusing screen: split prism.

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): 1.4 lbs with film/ no cap.
Year of original purchase (if you know): 2007 got it free with a box of lenses..


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06-07-2010, 07:37 AM   #189
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Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 479
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 7670197
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
06-07-2010, 01:15 PM   #190
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Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Beautiful Bavaria :-)
Posts: 123
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 6168765
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):
Year of original purchase (if you know): early 80ies
06-19-2010, 07:47 PM   #191
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My K1000

Model - K1000 SE
Color of Faux Leather - Brown
Serial Number - 7831560
Location - Bottom, stamped
Asahi Optical Logo on Prism Cover? - Yes
Asahi name above Pentax name on prism housing? - Yes
Bump on top plate near re-wind crank? No
Top plate = metal
Bottom plate = metal
Battery cover = Threads
Manufactured/Assembled in: No information
Location of manufacture/assembly information: None
Focusing screen = Split screen with micro prism collar
Weight = 22.5 ounces
Year of original purchase = Unknown
06-20-2010, 09:10 AM   #192
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Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Pennsylvania
Photos: Albums
Posts: 44
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number: 6134795
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: Unknown
Location of manufacturing/assembling information: None (missing sticker?)
Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know): Unknown
Year of original purchase (if you know): Unknown

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06-21-2010, 07:58 PM   #193
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Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 5,124
Model: K1000
Colour of faux leather: Black
Serial# 7519665
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
"Bump" on top plate near revind crank: Yes

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

Manufactured/assembled in: Japan

Focusing screen: Microprism

Weight (without batteries and body cap) (if you know):
Year of original purchase (if you know):

Phil.
07-14-2010, 07:30 AM   #194
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Waldorf, MD
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Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black (Originally, it's Red now)

Serial number:6888612
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): Unknown
Year of original purchase (if you know): Unknown
07-14-2010, 07:34 AM   #195
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Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Waldorf, MD
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,845
Model: K1000
Color of faux leather: Black

Serial number:6138492
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): Unknown
Year of original purchase (if you know): Unknown
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