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Canon FTb, my third camera
This was my third camera,
I used it 1974-1983.
 

Robbed!

This was my third camera.
I bought it 1974 and used it until the last minute when I was robbed of it 1983
(see below).

Canon FTb
Canon FTb ("old model"), serial number 678511.
Lens FD 50 mm, f 1:1.4, serial number 220318.

This manual is all I have left from my purchase of the camera. Notice that it is showing a
1:1.4 S.S.C. lens with black front even though I got the older 1:1.4 lens with "chrome nose".


Canon FTb
1974. Including flash National PE-2850 and lens Tokina 200 mm f 1:3,5.


Map, north Thailand
In January 1983 I went for a 5 day trek in Mae Ai area (near Fang, north Thailand).
The trek abruptly ended in the morning of the second day (se newspaper clip below).


Newspaper clip, Bankok Post.
* "...three Germans and one Australian...",
    correct it should be:
   "...two Germans, one Swede and one Australian..."


Thailand 1983
Two of the last photos taken with the camera in the evening before the robbery.



Canon AE-1 Five days later I bought a new camera, a Canon AE-1
that I used until 2004.
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