Chronology of the Canon brand
Manufactured in Japon from () 1952 until () 0.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Inventory number: 10529
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Canon IVSB was produced December 1952 to March 1953.
Produced specimens: 34,975
The 3rd bigger business success of Canon.
The first Canon to be proposed in black completion.
Compared to the IID and D1:
first Canon model to have a synchro X
rail of synchro flash M (F) and X
blocking of the serrated roller slow speeds, by lock, on its position 1/25 S
Serial numbers: 65760 to 160000
Interchangeable lenses with the Leica standard screwing of 39mm and coupled with the rangefinder.
Rangefinder viewfinder combined for 50mm. No frame nor of correction of parallax. Round telemetric Image.
Magnifying glass of focusing of the rangefinder with 3 positions: F - 1x and 1.5x, actuated by a lever made up of only one part.
New focal plane shutter of the IVS, allowing fast speeds, of the 1/25s to the 1/1000s + B, by serrated roller on the hood and slow speeds of 1s to the 1/25s + T and X (between the 1/8 S and the 1/25 S), by separated serrated roller, located on the front face of the body. The serrated roller slow speeds has a lock in its position inactivates > 1/25 S.
35mm for exposures 24x36mm
Socket of flash synchronization on side rail, for flash “X and M.-bulb (F)”.
Loading by the sole.
The button of cocking has a window of recall of the type of film used
Standard lens: Canon 50 mm F1.8 - Canon Serenar 50mm f1.5 or f3.5.
Picture one: IVSB - n°: 149412 with new Canon SERENAR - f2,8-22 of 35mm + wiewfinder
Picture two: view of top
Picture three: Detail of the rail synchronization
Picture four: IVSB - “EP” (exemplary sold in Japan with a US soldier, by a military store) - n°: 152555 with the Flash Canon V2
Picture five: 2 “normal” IVSB and “EP” seen of top.
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