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The comments on the Internet indicate he also made an airplane. While I like cameras and other things I collect, probably the neatest thing is learning things about the lives of some really neat people.As I collect things at estate sales and garage sales I am troubled at times about how quickly people are forgotten sometimes.Only the EX-Auto and the prior EX-EE used these lenses.They did not take Canon FL or FD bayonet mount lenses.A needle in the window points to the correct aperture to set depending on the shutter speed you have selected.In operation it is similar to the clip-on meters on the original Canonflex and other cameras such as my first SLR, the Pentax H3v.It is outside the mainstream of Canon SLRs since it had a unique lens system.
(The other cameras included an Argus A-2, Minolta Hi-Matic AF (good looking but not working), Tower 18B (not working) and a Coronet B light meter.) The Canon EX-Auto is in excellent cosmetic and working condition. It has open aperture match needle metering using Canon FD lenses.
It has a typical shutter speed dial, but the aperture adjustment is on a dial on top of the camera instead of on a lens ring.
The dial does not have all the intermediate apertures but you could read what they were in the viewfinder.
I also bought a Canon 50mm f1.2 FL lens (my second) and a Canon 35mm FL lens, each for .
As interesting as the camera is, the original owner was more interesting. Fred Gerlach was born August 26, 1925 and died December 31, 2009. Fred Gerlach - Tribune Tributes.) As explained in his Obituary published January 7, 2010 in the San Diego Union-Tribune, he was a Detroit native, grew up in New York City and came to California in the late 1950s. He is most famous as a 12 string guitar player and maker. Fred Gerlach, Discography, Weenie ) Recordings are available at Smithsonian Folkways and