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Canon Canonet QL17 Giii 35mm Compact Rangefinder Camera (See Description) - USED

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Condition: Used

Camera has been film tested and is working perfectly. Comes with 90 day warranty See below for technician evaluation:

*** External mounted flash not firing on Hotshoe but will fire flash with with sync cable connect to PC port***
  • Cosmetic condition: In Very Good Condition with marks and scratches, all consistent with age, in various places throughout the camera and some discoloration on the black leatherette material. The metal exterior metal and plastic housing around the lens has a few nicks which are purely cosmetic with no damage to the lens or glass itself. 
  • Film transport gears: Excellent - Advance lever moves forward precisely and advances film smoothly.
  • Shutter speeds: Excellent - Tested as accurate at all speeds. Speed options are 1/4 sec to 1/500 sec and a Bulb mode. 
  • Light Meter: Good - Tested against professional a professional light meter and is noticeably off by multiple stops. This is fairly common with Canonets due to the reduced voltage of the modern battery. As a result, it is recommend to shoot these cameras using the manual settings instead of the Auto. The battery check light does light up to let you know that the battery is correctly providing power.
  • Hotshoe:  ***Not working***Tested with a mounted flash and not firing.*** We tested the PC port with the same flash and it did fire properly when it was connected with a sync cable.

  • Seals and foam: Door foam seals all replaced with fresh new foam. 
  • Canon 40mm f/1.7 Built-in Lens: Good - Exterior marks and a dent on the metal exterior ring but no scratches, haze or fungus on the lens optics. 

Our goal is to provide an accurate, detailed description for each used item that we sell. We focus on testing the most important aspects related to the functionality. Please note that with older vintage items, a slight degree of imperfection is to be expected

Serial #: A53671