Argus C3 Camera AA18-1005

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AA18-1005 Argus C3 Camera (Dark Brown Case)
Carrying Case, Strap and General Light Meter

Description of the Camera:
Argus C3 35 mm Camera "The Brick" with 50 mm Lens 3.5

Argus C3 is a 35mm film rangefinder camera manufactured by Argus and produced between 1939-1957. The Argus C series had in been called "the brick". C3 is similar to the C2, but with flash sync attachment holes on left end.

Lens: Argus Coated Cintar 50mm f/3.5 three elements filter slip-on
Aperture: f/3.5-f/16
Focus range: 3–50 feet +inf
Focusing: match the rangefinder images in the rangefinder eyepiece, rangefinder coupled to the lens with a gear
Shutter: leaf shutter, speeds: 10-300 +B
Setting: dial on the left front of the camera; B setting is separate from the dial, by a collar beneath the shutter release, set to B, for speeds set to I
Shutter release: on the top plate, w/ cable release socket
Cocking lever: on the right front of the camera
Frame counter: manual reset, not works wo/film in the camera, on the top plate
Winding knob: Hold down the film catch and turn the winding knob about a quarter of a turn then release film catch and continue to turn winding knob without forcing until it stops.Make sure not to hold down the film catch for more than a quarter turn, or the film may advance past one or more exposures; on the top plate
Film catch knob: beside the film counter dial
Viewfinder: coupled rangefinder, but separate eyepieces for reverse telescopic finder and rangefinder
Re-windknob: on the bottom plate
Re-wind release: no special knob, just rotate the re-wind knob; the film counter dial on top of the camera will rotate bacwards
Flash PC socket: none-PC, two holes on the left side of the camera for dedicated flash unit
Self-timer: none
Back cover: hinged
Embossing in the film winding spirockets hole: MPC and US patent numbers
Tripod socket: ¼"
Body: metal; Weight: 1.6 lbs. 

Camera Dimensions: 4” H x 7” W x  3.5” D – Weight = 2.25 Lb

Description of Light Meter
Vintage GE Light Exposure Meter with Original Leather Case and Strap

Vintage light meter is in very good cosmetic condition. No cracks, dents or broken parts.  Made in USA, S/N R13905.
Original leather case included. (the needle does move when exposed to light) and it's in physically excellent condition, in great condition for it's age.
A fantastic accessory or conversation piece!

# of Pieces in Set = 2 (untested camera and meter)

Let's make a Deal. Price too high? Please make us an offer!

Unique! – Very Nice! Sold as shown in photos. 

Comes from High end Estate Auction and shows character marks of age and use, i.e. patina, pitting, rust, and dust.

It is in very good overall condition for it's age. No visible chips or cracks. No visible missing parts, damage and no repairs.

We will deliver free within a 40 mile radius of Gallatin, Missouri 64640 and deliver for a small fee within 250 mile radius of 64640. We will combine Orders to help save on Shipping!

Thank you for looking and the opportunity to earn your Trust.


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