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Photographic, Vintage, Argus A 35-mm Camera, Argus (International Research Corporation), Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1940

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# 17-359

Photographic, Vintage, Argus A 35-mm Camera, Argus (International Research Corporation), Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1940.

Argus A, 35-mm camera, Anastigmat f4.5 lens, in collapsible mount, black bakelite body, art deco back, fixed pressure plate indicating an earlier model, but the back is aluminum and there are film sprockets on both ends of film counter/guide which is more consistent with later models made from 1937 to 1941. The serial number of the camera is 181370 which indicates the camera as made in 1940.

The camera is in fine cosmetic condition, but it has a crack in the bakelite body by the film advance knob as can be seen in pictures #4 and #5. The pictures were enhanced to show the crack clearly, but under normal conditions it is not all that visible so the camera would be a fine display or decorating item. The crack could be sealed with appropriate adhesive by a hobbyist to return the camera to picture taking mode.

Size is 5 inches long by 3 inches high by 2 1/4 inches thick with the lens compressed into camera housing.

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Photographic, Vintage, Argus A 35-mm Camera, Argus (International Research Corporation), Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1940

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  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: Bakelite, Metal, Glass
  • Feedback: 48 reviews
  • Favorited by: 14 people
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