This Rare Black Paint Canon 7 Was a Leica M3 Competitor

If you’re a collector of Leica copies or M39 screw mount cameras, this mint Canon 7 could be one of the rarest and most interesting cameras to add to your collection.

Vintage Leicas remain some of the most popular cameras with collectors and film photographers. Along with them, Leica copies and competitors also receive a fair amount of attention, whether for novelty or for being interesting models on their own. A great example is our latest vintage find, a rare Canon 7 rangefinder, which became a direct competitor of the Leica M3. If that makes you curious, step right up, and check it out!

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Canon Announces 7 Series Rangefinder with Leica Mount

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If Canon’s new announcement today is anything hinting towards the future, then Photokina is bound to be quite an interesting time in the camera industry. Today, the company announced the Canon 7 rangefinder camera sporting a Leica screwmount lens mount. The camera is designed to appeal to those of us who love rangefinder ergonomics: such as the photojournalists in the crowd.

But that’s not all that may appeal to the Canon camera users out there.

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