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Pentax Spotmatic Serial Numbers - Specifications
35mm film body with simple battery powered through the lens metering system

Total Serials: 456
Spotmatic
Serial / Avoid Owner Description Location / Price  
980541HiddenBlackSweden
SEK 1500.00
August, 1965
960541HiddenMy first Spotmatic. Black beauty. Now dismantled.Fotografiska affären, Jönköping
August, 1965
6762093HiddenES II / Honeywell Pentax / black
light brassing, came w/out lens, had a stuck mirror (gear not lubed) (therefore only $5) could fix the stuck mirror myself, don't know if meter works
eBay
USD 5.00
January, 2015
6562002HiddenES - Honeywell Pentax
Some slight brassing, Auto Exposure still works.
Ebay
March, 2010
6251573HiddenGood condition, light scuffing mark on the body. Light meter working fine.
Bundled in a big leather bag with all original leather cases and caps
Super-Takumar 28mm f3.5
Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 1.8/55mm
Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 3.5/135mm
Vivitar macro 3.8/85-205
2 teleconverter ( 2x and 3x Vivitar)
Ebay
USD 160.00
September, 2021
6231554HiddenAsahi chrome SPII in very good cosmetic condition. Suffers from occas. stuck mirror so a CLA is in order.PF Marketplace
USD 35.00
April, 2012
6210405HiddenSPII, Good condition overall, hot shoe is a little loose.eBay.com
USD 90.00
January, 2018
6175365HiddenChrome Honeywell edition of Spotmatic F. Camera in good condition, few scratches at base and chipped black paint on viewfinder, kept in velvet case. Serviced at Ambrose Camera Service (Perth, Australia) after purchase and shutter problem was fixed. Paired with SMC Takumar 1:1.8/55. Original Honeywell lens cap.Ebay.com
USD 50.00
May, 2009
6174280HiddenVery clean chrome Spotmatic F with SMC 55/1.8 sn# 8009737. Cosmetically and mechanically it is in excellent condition except for a lightly engraved baseplate. The meter works, but I prefer to use a Sekonic spot meter. This is a regular carry camera that gets a lot of attention from people carrying plastic digital cameras.Etsy
July, 2011
6167260HiddenHoneywell version Spotmatic 'F' in good condition from USA, body only CAD$49 14/08/2012 In good shape. The mirror sometimes locked in up position at slow speeds , a touch of oil in the right place and all is well now. I replaced mirror and door foam. A sound camera now, with Fuji 400 film being run through it successfully.eBay USA
CAD 49.00
August, 2012
6167259HiddenSPF - Has signs of wear but is still fully functionalVirginia
March, 1980
6163459HiddenBlack, SP2
Signs of heavy use, brassing, not pretty but functional. Camera was owned by a private investigator.
NE Florida
October, 2011
6158131HiddenWell used in the past by a fire investigator, this SP F has considerable wear to the back. The hinge pin was bent outward at the top and bottom, but that was easily corrected. The light seals need to be replaced, and a little velvet seal strip along the hinge end of the body should take care of any leakage there as a result of the bent pin. The meter and shutter speeds appear to be accurate. The mirror bumper foam will need replacement as well. Came with an SMC Takumar 1.8/55 covered with a 1A filter. The filter wasn't salvageable, but it did a good job of protecting the lens.Winter Park FL camera swap meet
USD 40.00
April, 2018
6123481HiddenPentax Spotmatic SP F
Bought this from an eBay seller from Lethbridge, Alberta. It is now in Toronto, Ontario. Love my Spotmatics!
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
CAD 30.00
July, 2016
6068187HiddenSpotmatic F. Very good condition when purchased but completely overhauled by Peter Emanuel of Asahiphoto in Brentford. It came with original leather case and a Takumar f1.8 / 55mm lens.

very superficial brassing and a tiny mark on the side of the lens mounting but otherwise in perfect working order.

The meter works and was tested but I tend to use a light meter in any case.
New Forest
GBP 25.00
August, 2019
6063036HiddenBlack copy - mintGermany
January, 2012
6052469HiddenSpotmatic F
Meter doesn't work on this one
e-bay UK
July, 2009
6045021HiddenBlack body Spotmatic In fine condition. All functions working. Clean mirror, focus screen, and new light seals. Some light evidence of use and minor brassing. All good.UK (ebay)
GBP 85.00
August, 2019
5952935HiddenHoneywell, SP-1000, chrome. Has severe impact damage to top of prism housing which affected internal structure. Parts donor. Now completely disaasembled. Came with 55mm f/2 SMC Takumar (sn 8111873) in good condition.eBay
July, 2018
5876992HiddenHoneywell PENTAX SP1000 (body assembled in Hong Kong). Very good condition. Minimal sign of use. Functions well mechanically. Missing battery cover and rewind crank. Part of lot purchase.craigslist
December, 2016
5875479Hiddenworks wellFacebook Marketplace
USD 100.00
March, 2020
5837527HiddenHoneywell Pentax Spotmatic SP-1000 employee kit had the camera, a hard-sided Honeywell case, a Honeywell strobe, a Pentax f2 50mm lens, a Pentax f3.5 135mm lens and lens cleaning accessories. Not positive if I got it in 1977 or 1978.

Still have the camera, case and 50mm lens, but battery corroded in the camera and it doesn't work. Strobe finally literally fell apart and I gave my brother the 135mm lens when I bought a Tokina 80-200mm zoom. Later got a Pentacon f3.5 30mm lens which disintegrated while screwing it out of the camera a couple of years ago.
Honeywell Employee Purchase Plan
USD 139.99
June, 1978
5836827HiddenHoneywell Pentax SP 1000
Good shape, light meter works. Came with a SMC Takumar 1:2/55mm lens and the cold shoe.
Goodwill Store
USD 9.99
August, 2017
5829951Hidden139
Asahi Pentax SP 1000
Chrome Body
W/- SMC Takumar 55mm f2 S/N 8112484
W/- Black Leather Case
Brisbane
February, 2013
5828137HiddenThis is the SP 1000 version In good condition with a SMC 50mm f2 lens plus cap. No case but has flash mount.ebay Australia
AUD 82.50
November, 2012
5826390HiddenSP1000Unknown
June, 2013
5823180HiddenAsahi Pentax Spotmatic SP 1000 (chrome version w/o self timer).
bought ex-ebay @summer 2010 (toghether with SMC Takumar 55mm f2 /standard lens).
Camera in pristine condition( almost spotless throughout & new seals installed by the seller/owner).
Tested & 100% functional.
Info: battery for lightmeter (Weincell MRB400/inexpensive too!) can be found via batteryinaflash website.
e-bay
July, 2010
5817103HiddenHoneywell SP1000 bought from a member. A little worn out, few dings but otherwise in good conditions, the button plate is engraved "body assembled in Hong Kong" so I assume the production line of the K1000 was moved there when they stopped producing the SP1000. Now it has a 55 mm Tak 2.0 late model, with yellow aperture numbersPentax forum market!
USD 30.00
December, 2013
5815145HiddenSP 1000

Overhauled in 2013.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwaLEIXSAoU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY9IL51RX1M
eBay
USD 3.18
January, 2012
5809480Hidden142
Asahi Pentax SP 1000
Chrome Body
W/- SMC Takumar 55mm f2 S/N 6650999
W/- Brown Leather Case
Brisbane, Queensland
October, 2011
5794569HiddenSP1000 - small dent on pentaprism housing; otherwise well cared for.Thirsty's Flea Market, Winnipeg
CAD 5.00
July, 2012
5788155HiddenSP1000 purchased in clean working condition from eBay seller in UK.
I had it serviced by Eric Hendrickson.
eBay
USD 50.00
July, 2015
5788045HiddenSP1000 Chrome.
Bought from junk shop. Very clean and seems to still work.
Came with SMC Takumar 1:2/55, sadly with fungus.
Perth, Western Australia
AUD 15.00
September, 2014
5787123HiddenThis is an SP1000. It came with an SMC Takumar 55 / f2.0 and an original case. It now works fine but has a sizeable dent in the prism housing. When received the battery cover was welded shut by corrosion but removed bottom plate and released with a soak in WD40 and was pleased to discover the meter worked and was successfully checked out against my K1000eBay UK
GBP 20.00
August, 2017
5770805HiddenAsahi Pentax SP1000 - Clean and tidy, operating well.Tasmania
AUD 30.00
January, 2021
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