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Canon A1 Black

  • Canon A1 Black

    Rare 1984 Olympics Canon A-1 film SLR 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.


    EXC+. No major blemishes or dents, just minor brassing and micro-scratches on the bottom from normal use. Bright and legible lettering on the dials. Focusing screen and viewfinder are clear of dust. Original leatherette is in very good condition. Battery door is 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 a bit grainy but works fine. The barrel of the lens minor wear, no dents. Comes with a 1984 Olympics front cap and two filters : Skylight and circular polarizer.
    • Canon 244T compact flash in excellent condition. Works well, batteries not included.
    • Canon camera strap and a fresh battery.
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