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Topcon RE Super - 1963
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• First SLR with TTL metering

• $369 with f1.8 lens in 1963 ($2629 in 2010 dollars)

Pentax announced and showed a Spotmatic first, but Topcon was the first to bring an SLR with through-the-lens metering to market.

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