Camera of Week 7 – Pax 35
This camera of week is from Japan. Manufactured by Yamato from 1952-1955. Pax 35 is small fixed lens, 35mm rangefinder camera, looks very similar to earlier Leica models like II and III. Focal length of fixed lens 45mm and max. aperture 1:3.5, minimum focusing distance was 3 feet. Shutter speeds ranged from 1/10 s to 1/300 s. Camera has PC terminal for flash sync. AS with all RF cameras it is very light weight, weighting only 450g with lens, that about weight of low-end DSLR body.
Price: Right now this camera is overpriced on eBay with cheapest one going for 160$ including case. But it is with “Buy it now”. Newer Pax models like M3/M4 are cheaper.
Info from: http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/Pax_35