I've got a C3, and I was trying to tell whether argus c3 dating not the the flash that I had from the other brick would be an anachronism on it. Because the bottom is part of the back and is removed completely from the body to load and unload film, backs from one camera will fit another. The range - ignoring leading zeros is per published information.
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Discussion in ' Classic Manual Cameras ' started by chromatic-aberrationApr 27, This flash came off of a Argus C3: Although I have not found much on the flash accessories for Argus cameras, including anything on the Argus collectors argus c3 dating, it would appear to be the flash that fits the Argus FA. If so, then it would have been produced in Flashes produced before WWII and immediately after were designed for the old style large flash bulbs and often included adapters for smaller bayonet bases.
Discussion in ' Classic Manual Cameras ' started by chromatic-aberration , Dec 3, Help dating my new Argus C3? Just got my first brick. Seems to be in good shape, with an accurate rangefinder and a nice bright viewfinder.
Copyright by Phillip G. For pictures of Argus cameras to help in identifying which model you have, Click here. Establishing dates of manufacture for Argus cameras is an inexact art. Click here to read comments and assumptions about this guide. This site is not affiliated with any current incarnation of Argus Camera Company. The range - is per published information. Survey data so far support that but actual endpoints are unknown.
Argus Serial Numbers Subject: Revised serial number table Date: Sun, 15 Mar There is now info from both the Dec and Dec issues, as well as from what appears to be the 'Photo Dealer Camera Identification Guide' dating I'm guessing from around , and a list published by someone named Ben Miller I just have a marginally legible photocopy of page 51 of something, with Ben Miller's name on it.
I would hope that those reading this would check these against any cameras they own and report any discrepancies, fill in the holes, etc. I can be contacted via the link above for questions or comments. The easiest way to enter information for a reasonable number of cameras is the online survey, originally created by Bob and Jeff Kelly, on the 'C Series Survey' link on this site. We have over 7, cameras in the database argus c3 dating, largely due to the steady flow of information from the website survey. Organized by serial number, the cameras have exhibited generally consistent patterns in the progression of various features, as reflected in the following summary of 'feature milestones'.
The camera sold about 2 million units, making it one of the most popular cameras in history. Due to its shape, size, and weight, it is commonly referred to as "The Brick" by photographers in Japan its nickname translates as "The Lunchbox ". The C3 was introduced in October as an improved version of the C —9 and C2 —