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Canon A1 Black

  • Canon A1 Black

    Clean Canon A-1 in fully functional condition, with FD 50mm prime lens. 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. Light seals and mirror guard were just replaced ($29 value). Original finger grip and viewfinder cup are included.

    Very good. No major blemishes or dents, just minor scratches throughout and a touch of brassing next to strap lugs - nothing serious and consistent with age. Legible lettering on the dials. Focusing screen and viewfinder are bright and clear of dust. Original leatherette is in very good condition. Battery door has a small chip on the lower corner, but still closes properly.


    • Canon FD 50mm f/1.8 prime lens. Very good condition, no scratches or fungus. Aperture is snappy and blades are oil-free. Focusing is a bit grainy but works fine. The barrel of the lens shows average wear, no dents. Small crack on the name plate, doesn't interfere with anything. Comes with a new generic front cap and skylight filter.
    • Sunpak power flash. Works well, batteries not included.
    • Canon camera strap and a fresh battery.
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