Canon A1 - Working - 35mm Film Camera

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The Canon A-1 is an advanced level single-lens reflex 35 mm film camera for use with interchangeable lenses. It was manufactured by Canon in Japan from April 1978 to 1985. It employs a horizontal cloth-curtain focal-plane shutter with a speed range of 30 to 1/1000 second plus bulb and flash synchronization speed of 1/60 second.
Unlike most SLRs of the time, it was available in only one color; all black. The introductory US list price for the body plus Canon FD 50 mm f/1.4 SSC lens was $625

The A-1 is a historically significant camera. It was the first SLR to offer an electronically controlled programmed auto exposure mode. Instead of the photographer picking a shutter speed to freeze or blur motion and choosing a lens aperture f-stop to control depth of field, the A-1 has a microprocessor programmed to automatically select a compromise exposure based on light meter input. Virtually all cameras today have at least one program mode.

Comes mounted with original Canon 50mm f1.8 prime lens. In very good condition with no "Canon squeal" present and all light seals replaced, comes with a roll of our 100iso Fuji Superia 35mm expired colour film

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