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Canon Rangefinder Identification Guide

Canon VI Series

The Canon VI series consists of two models, the VI-T with trigger wind in the baseplate, and the VI-L, which has the more conventional lever wind on the top plate. Both cameras were introducded in June 1958. The VI-T was discontinued in 1960 after production of 8175 units, the VI-L ran until 1961 for 10,350 units.