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Olympus Pen EES Half Frame 35mm Zone Focus Camera

Olympus

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Mint Condition with original box(matching serial numbers), soft leather case & strap. Also comes with rare yellow and green 22.5mm filters. Light meter fully functional. Comes with 6 months warranty.

Serial No.: #643667

Description:

The Pen EE.S was introduced in 1962 and was a amateur model, with fully automatic exposure and manual zone focusing unlike its predecessor the year before(fixed focus). It is a true point and shoot camera, and has a 30mm f/2.8 lens. The Pen EE family is easily recognized by the selenium meter window around the lens.

Specifications:

  • Auto Exposure
  • Lens: 30mm f/2.8
  • Manual aperture settings for flash setting

Review:

The EES series hails from the popular Pen family of Olympus half-frame cameras. In 1959, the Pen was the very first half-frame camera in Japan, specially designed by its popular chief designer, Yoshihisa Maitani. The small and portable camera was such a hit that it influenced other Japanese companies to use the same idea.

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References:

 

https://www.lomography.com/magazine/1676-olympus-pen-ees-2-staff-review

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympus_Pen 

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Collections:

Type: 35 mm camera

Vendor: Olympus