Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/08/23

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Subject: Re: Canon rangefinders
From: Bob Sperling <>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 1996 21:34:53 -0400

At 09:17 PM 8/23/96 +0100, you wrote:
>I have ordered on approval from England a Canon 7 with 1.4 lens. (stated
>condition Mint-Exc++) I shall have two weeks to play with it on a sale or
>return basis plus a six month guarntee. I have been told that I can use my
>screw mount Leica lenses on it. The price  is 300GB pounds ( about  480 US
>Dollars) anybody have any knowledge of this camera of the Canon range of RF
>lenses from that period ( I guess around 1954-57?)? What about the price?
>It's a big sturdy reliable camera, but the meter is selinium.  I believe
that Woodmere Camera has both that model and the 7s, a much more attractive
version with a CDS meter, in stock.  They have a web page, and are in
Lynbrook, NY  I've used the Canon RF cameras in almost all models, and they
are first rate.  Yes, all screw mouint lens work fine on them.
>Dr. Douglas McLernon, Department of Economics,Trinity College,Dublin 2.IRELAND
>The above is also  forwarded to my home, personal E-mail to:<>