Argus Argoflex EF (1948)

What is it? This is an Argoflex EF twin lens reflex camera made by Argus, which was based out of Ann Arbor, Michigan.  This Argoflex is the same as the Argoflex EM, except it has a flash synchronized shutter and a flash hotshoe on the side of the camera.  The …

Argus A2F (1939)

What is it? This is an Argus A2F Scale Focus 35mm camera made by Argus out of Ann Arbor, MI.  It was part of the Argus A-series line which were the very first American made cameras to use the new 135 format 35mm film.  The A2F was the top of …

Argus Seventy-Five (1955)

 What is it? This an Argus Seventy-Five (originally called the Argoflex Seventy-Five) which is an inexpensive plastic bodied box camera made by Argus out of Ann Arbor, MI.  Although it resembles a Twin Lens Reflex, it is still a box camera in that the camera has a fixed focus, and …

Argus C3 Matchmatic (1958)

What is it? This is an Argus C3 Matchmatic rangefinder camera made by the Argus Company in Ann Arbor, MI.  The Argus C3 was in production from 1938 – 1966 making it the longest lived and best selling American made camera of all time.  This C3 is the first old …