I am a happy owner of a cannonet 1961. I just got it from an antiquaire here in Mali, West Africa gor $2 US. the camera seems to work fine but i still didn't load film. I am first trying to learn how it works. After some hours I know how to open the film door. so advice are needed. I am loving this camera. it is built like a tank. Nothing to compare with my Sony Alpha a550.