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Olympus Pen - 1959
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• First Japanese half-frame camera

• Made half-frame popular

• $29.50 with f3.5 lens in 1960 ($217 in 2010 dollars)

The Pen was the first really popular half-frame camera, and, for a while, anyway, it made half-frame popular, too. But eventually Kodak's refusal to mount half-frame slides doomed the format.

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