Argus C3
This is a 1948 postwar Argus C3, serial number 255536, with a 50mm f3.5 lens. I found it at an estate sale for $10. The shutter worked but the lens had been removed and remounted incorrectly, in a way that prevented infinity focus.

I cleaned it, lubricated, fixed the lens mounting issue, and realigned the range-finder. I ran a roll of Ilford 100 BW film through the camera on Argus Day, August 10, 2010 (Argust 10).

About two weeks later, I shot a roll of ISO 200 Kodacolor film.

For comparison, see my older Argus C gallery.

To learn more about this camera, visit the Argus C3 page at and the Argus Collectors Group.
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