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Canon A1 Black

  • Canon A1 Black

    Canon A-1 in fully functional condition. One of the most advanced and full-featured Canon film cameras of its day, with a digital LED display for shutter speed and aperture and a full set of features. Robust camera, well regarded by advanced amateurs and semi-pro photographers, but user-friendly for a beginner. Full user manual is available at


    Shutter, film transport and and self-timer work properly. Meter appears to respond properly to light, shutter and lens settings, but accuracy was not verified with film. Shutter is squeak-free. Brand new seals and mirror guard installed for years of trouble-free operation. Original finger grip and viewfinder cup are included.


    EXC+. No major blemishes or dents, just some micro-scratches throughout from normal use. Bright and clean lettering on the dials. Focusing screen and viewfinder are scratch- and dust-free. Original leatherette is in excellent condition. Battery door intact.



    • Canon FD 50mm f/1.4 S.S.C. prime lens. Clean, no fungus. Glass has a few hairline internal cleaning marks, nothing that will affect optical performance. Aperture is snappy and oil-free. Focusing is smooth. The barrel of the lens shows normal wear consistent with age, no dents. Generic front cap and protective filter included.
    • Original Canon A1 carton box with partial foam inside; vintage camera strap and a fresh battery for the camera.
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