(1959) The Olympus Pen half-frame was so popular that many other companies jumped on board. Some, like Meisupi, sold cheap imitations, no doubt hurting the general image of the half-frame camera in the public's eye. This model has a fixed-focus 40mm (f8.0-16.0) lens. Speeds of B and I. Cold flash shoe with PC contact. Imitation selenium meter. Shaped almost exactly like the Pen.
(1959) Same as the Mei-Half.
(1963) Ever so slightly different body than the Mei-Half. Features (or lack thereof) exactly the same. I guess the company hoped that uninformed consumers would be awed by the "EL" designation -- a designation that Olympus started using on their Easy-Load cameras.
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