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Brand Model Camera Type Film Format / Digital Lens Mount 35mm Crop Factor Purchase Price Battery Type Is Working Notes
Argus STL 1000 SLR 135 M42 1.00 $19.66 PX675 No Came with Cosinon 50/1.8 lens.
Argus/Cosina STL 1000 SLR 135 M42 1.00 $29.43 Originally MR44 No Came with Cosinon Auto 50/1.8 lens. Meter does not work.
Asahi Pentax ES SLR 135 M42 1.00 $7.50 4x SR44 / 4SR44 / PX28L No Given to me for price of shipping. Mirror sticks every few exposures.
Asahi Pentax SV SLR 135 M42 1.00 $37.11 None No Came with Super-Takumar 55/1.8, and Asahi Pentax meter. Using the meter on the other SV, as it works better.
Asahi Pentax Electro Spotmatic SLR 135 M42 1.00 $108.94 4SR44/PX28L Yes
Asahi Pentax Sv SLR 135 M42 1.00 $22.80 None Yes
Chinon CE-3 Memotron SLR 135 M42 1.00 $37.41 2x SR44 / 2xLR44 / CR1/3N No
Focal TLR SLR 135 M42 1.00 $34.39 WeinCell MRB625 / SR43 adapter Yes
Honeywell Pentax ES II SLR 135 M42 1.00 $7.50 4x SR44 No Given to me for price of shipping. Meter seems to be buggy, and only work if shutter button is fully depressed. Automatic speeds work inconsistently.
Honeywell Pentax H3 SLR 135 M42 1.00 $55.22 None No Came with Auto-Takumar 55/1.8
Honeywell Pentax ES SLR 135 M42 1.00 $49.78 4x SR44 / 4SR44 / PX28L Yes Came with slide duplicator. Has a dark defect in the prism. Shutter is slightly sluggish.
Honeywell Pentax H1a SLR 135 M42 1.00 $69.63 None Yes Came with a bunch of lenses and accessories.
Honeywell Pentax Spotmatic F SLR 135 M42 1.00 $75.38 WeinCell MRB625 / SR43 adapter Yes Came with S-M-C Takumar 1:3.5/35, SMC Takumar 1:1.8:55, and Vivitar 135/2.8 lenses, leather wrap-around case, wide-angle rubber hood for the 35mm, 2x teleconverter, and manual. Recently CLA'd (refurbished).
Mamiya mamiya/sekkor 1000 DTL SLR 135 M42 1.00 $15.58 SR44 Yes Came with 55/1.8 lens.
Pentacon Hanimex Praktica LTL SLR 135 M42 1.00 $18.05 WeinCell MRB625 / SR43 adapter No Came with Pentacon 50/1.8 lens. Battery compartment is corroded shut. Does not appear to have a serial number.
Praktica IV F SLR 135 M42 1.00 $31.18 None No Came with Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 50/2.8. Shutter does not cycle fully.
Vivitar XC-3 SLR 135 M42 1.00 $0.00 2x SR44 Yes Acquired in trade of cameras, flashes, and lenses. Came with Auto Rikenon lens and Aperture-priority accessory (XC-A).
Zenit EM SLR 135 M42 1.00 $28.70 None No Came with a Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Domilan 50/2.8. Shutter mechanism is toast.
Zenit 122 SLR 135 M42 1.00 $40.40 2x SR44 Yes Came with MC Helios 44M-7
Zenit E SLR 135 M42 1.00 $29.00 None Yes
  Total Cost: $717.66
Working: 10
Broken / Display Only: 10
Total: 20