Canon Model VI-L

Your camera would appear to be a Model VI-L. It has the following distinguishing features:

  • No Model Name on Camera
  • Top Shutter Speed 1/1000th
  • Has no Slow Speed Dial

Dates: June 1958 thru March 1961

Produced: 10,350

Ser. Nos.:  600000 to 621000

The VI series cameras were the last to use Canon’s traditional 3 mode view finder. The VI-L contained a new shutter with with speeds from 1 to 1/1000 plus B and X on a single non-spinning top dial. This was the last Canon camera not to have the model name on it.