1955 Asahiflex IIA


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1955 Asahiflex IIA is a waist level 35mm SLR loosely styled after the Leica. There is also a separate viewfinder for 50mm lenses built into the top plate.  Asahiflex's were Japan's first SLR. This model was also sold in the USA by Sears as the Tower 22.  This example has an instant return mirror and a Takumar f2.4 / 58mm preset lens.