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Canon A1 Black

  • Canon A1 Black

    Restored Canon A-1 in fully functional condition, with three lenses and other accessories. 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 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 brassing on the bottom and a few minor scuffs throughout from normal use, nothing serious. Bright and clean lettering on the dials. Focusing screen and viewfinder are dust-free. Original leatherette is in excellent condition. Battery door intact.


    • Canon FD 50mm f/1.8 prime lens. EXC condition, no scratches or fungus. Aperture is snappy and blades are oil-free. Focusing is smooth. The barrel of the lens shows normal wear, no dents. Comes with original Canon front and rear caps and a Tiffen Skylight filter (has some scratches).
    • FREE BONUS: Prinz 2x teleconverter, with dedicated case. Soligor 80-200mm telephoto zoom lens with both caps. Both lenses in good condition, untested.
      Canon 199A power flash with manual and leatherette case (clean but untested, minor corrosion on the battery contacts). Batteries not included.
    • Canon camera strap, small portable tripod, full set of factory brochures and camera manual, roll of film (expired, use at your own risk) and a fresh battery.
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