Argus C33 (1959)

What is it? This is an Argus C33, a 35mm rangefinder produced by the Argus Corporation in Ann Arbor, Michigan between the years 1959 and 1961.  The C33 was an oddly designed, but ambitious update to the original C3 which added many features that had become standard for rangefinders in …

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 …