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Canon 7
France Version française
Photos by JPG et AB text by JPG. From the collection of JPG. Last update 2013-08-21 par Sylvain Halgand.

Manufactured or assembled in Japan from 1961 to 0.
Index of rarity in France: Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 10502

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Chronology of cameras Canon 

Traduction de Manuel M

Canon 7 was produced June 1961 to November 1964.
Many produced specimens: 137,250 - The biggest business success of this family.

Compared to P:

All is new!

Principal characteristics:

Serial numbers: 800000 to 999000
Interchangeable lenses with the Leica standard screwing of 39mm and coupled with the rangefinder. Canon 7 has, besides traditional mounting 39 with screw, a specific bayonet to mount the 0.95/50mm.
Superb and immense rangefinder viewfinder combined for frames of 35 - 50mm - 85/100 - 135 .with corrected parallax. Telemetric Image of wide rectangular basis.
Shutter with focal plane and steel curtains, allowing speeds X, T, B, 1s with 1/1000s on only one serrated roller.
Cell with selenium coupled. Window of measure on the hood
35mm for exposures 24x36mm
Socket flash synchro side with bayonet, for flash “UNIT II”.
Loading by the back.
Cocking by lever.
Standard lens: Canon 50 mm F1.2 - F1.4 - F1.8 - F0.95

- Picture one : 7 - : 832105 presented with the very searched Canon - F0.95 of 50mm.

- Picture two : back side

- Picture three: Special bayonet the “0.95”

- Picture four: Detail of the window of the measures of cell.

- Picture five: The camera is equipped here with the Canon Camera Holder L, which amongst other things allows to maintain it flat when the 50 mm F: 0.95 mounted above! (Coll AB)

Canon 7
7 - n° : 832105 présenté avec le très recherché Canon - F0.95 de 50mm.

Canon 7
vue arrière
Canon 7
La baïonnette « spéciale 0.95 »
Canon 7
Détail de la fenêtre des mesures de la cellule.
Canon 7
L'appareil est ici équipé du Canon Camera Holder L, qui permet entre autre de le maintenir à plat lorsque le 50 mm f:0,95 est monté dessus ! (Coll AB)