Quote Originally Posted by Moopheus View Post
I've got a Graflex Century 35, which is similar except no light meter. I don't use it much because the shutter is not reliable. So it seems somewhat par for the course for Kowa--very good optics, not so good construction. The lens, if I recall correctly, a 3-element design, but well-made.
If I understand it correctly, the Kowa Kallo was sold in the US by Graflex with some adjustments to body and/or knobs, specially build by Kowa.