Canon IVSb                                                                                                                        
Canon Camera Company

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1952 - 1955


65760 - 160000

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

Canon 1.5, 1.8, 2.8, 3.5 (all 50mm)
Some early cameras were supplied with Serenar lenses.

This model was known as the IVS2 in a number of countries.

The Canon IVSb has side mounted flash synchronisation, for use with a special bulb flash unit.The one-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. The baseplate is removable, to allow film loading.

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 vertical lines.
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