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The TLb was marketed overseas in September 1974 as the cheaper version of the Ftb. It was later sold in Japan in April 1976. The basic specifications were the same as the Canon TX except for the hot shoe which was omitted. X-sync was possible only with the PC terminal.

Name: Canon TLb
Manufacturer: Canon Japan
Made in: Japan
N°: 161756
Production Date:  
Type: 35mm focal-plane shutter SLR camera
Series: F Series
Picture Size: 24 x 36 mm
Normal Lens: Canon FD 50mm f/1.8 SC
Lens Mount: FD mount
Focus: Manual Focus
Shutter: Two-axis, horizontal-travel focal-plane shutter with cloth curtains. X, B, 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500 sec. No self-timer.
Dimensions & Weight: 144 x 93 x 43 mm, 680 g
Production Period: Sep 1974 - 1975
N° Produced: 120.000
Original Price: 51,300 yen (w/FD 50mm f/1.8SC)
Indexed Price (Approx.): 995 EUR
Avg Ebay Value: 70-150 EUR
Source: Canon Camera Museum, Wikipedia.org, Camera-wiki.org, knippsen.blogspot.com