Yashica Electro 35 GSN

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The Electro 35 GSN is a 35mm rangefinder camera released from Yashica of Japan in 1973. It is the silver chrome version of the Electro 35 GTN. Both cameras represent the fourth and last generation of the Yashica Electro 35 series and update the previous Electro 35GT and Electro 35GS, respectively. Main improvement is the addition of a hot shoe.

For more specifications and details see the series page.

Yashica Electro 35 GSN Kit

Yashica sold the Electro 35 GSN in kit form in addition to selling just the supplementary wide and telephoto lenses as separate items.

The kit did not not seem to sell in large numbers and today complete kits are very rare.

The content of the kit was :

  • Yashica Electro 35 GSN camera
  • Telephoto supplementary lens
  • Wide angle supplementary lens
  • Viewfinder that fitted the accessory shoe and provided field of view for the supplementary lenses
  • Two glass filters
  • Metal lens hood
  • Cable release
  • Mini tripod ( marked Yashica but made in Germany ! )

The complete kit packed into a smart fitted case that contained extra slots to carry several film cassettes.

Yashica Electro 35

35 35 Pro G GT GS GTN GSN MG-1
Introduction 1966 1966 1968 1969 1970 1973 1973 1975
Colour chrome black chrome black chrome black chrome black/chrome
Shoe cold hot
ASA 12-400 12-500 25-1000 25-800
Meter CdS