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Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman Peter Dechert is best known for his Canon Rangefinder, Canon SLR, and Olympus Pen books, the latter two long out-of-print. He was a monthly columnist for many years for SHUTTERBUG magazine, and has contributed to many others. Most recently he has written about the pre-WW2 Zeiss 35mm cameras, but his interests in camera equipment and optics are many and varied. As a pro protographer and honorary life member of ASMP, Peter is also expert in using the gear! Peter Kitchingman - author of Canon Rangefinder Lens book Peter Kitchingman's 'Canon M39 Rangefinder Lenses 1939-71' book is the definitive source on these very interesting optics. His interests also go to the entire Canon Rangefinder system and beyond.

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Old 12-17-2019   #121
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Thanks for feedback. Does anyone know where I can see images of how a viewfinder with good contrast on the focusing patch should look like?
You can if possible visit camera shops that sell vintage cameras, like the ones found in big cities like Tokyo or New York and compare like models... or if you could meet up with fellow RFFers and check out their Canon RF cameras .

You could try buying cameras off places like KEH by post mail, that is if you can return them if they don't meet your expectations or not as described in regards to a clean VF and strong RF patch.
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