1961 Asahi Pentax S3 test

1961 Asahi Pentax S3 test

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my 'original S3 ' bought 1961 in Barking. I sold it -- many years later the Bloke to whom I sold it for 25 said I could have it back " as it's NOT WORKING' . It was filthy -- I cleaned up the body then took off base-plate and lubricated all the cogs and levers with a minute amount of Sewing Machine Oil and carefully wound on and it 'creaked into life' and has been working ever since !
06/01/2019 - 21:53Peter Elgar
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alfpics

Link Posted 06/01/2019 - 23:35
Great story Peter!
Andy

GIULIO57

Link Posted 07/01/2019 - 05:05

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pauljay

Link Posted 13/01/2019 - 12:27
Don't think I've ever used my S3 - too many others to use! Yours does a grand job Peter!
Paul.

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