Canon IV                                                                                                                       
Canon Camera Company

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Standard lens:


1951 (May) - 1952 (April)


51270 - 61825

T,1,2,4,8,25 (slow speed dial) B,40,60,100,200,500,1000

Canon Serenar 1.9/50 with aperture scale 1.9/2.8/4/5.6/8/11

General notes: The Canon IV has side mounted flash synchronisation, for use with a special bulb flash unit. The two-piece lever next to the rewind knob operates the optical finder which covers 50mm (F), 100mm (1 x) and 135mm (1.5 x) focal lengths.

Pictured camera: Body serial number 60384. Lens is a Canon Serenar 1.9/50 with s/n 22070.

Note: The rangefinder window trim is missing on this camera.

The top of the camera has the following inscription:
A serial number appears to the right of this.
The engraving on the film advance and rewind knobs consists of a diamond pattern.
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