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Dating argus cameras

One of the unique features is the lens pops out for use.

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

ARGUS A Camera Review by Robert Dungan Called by some the 2nd most important 35mm camera ever made.

In 1934, two years before the debut of the Argus, Kodak introduced the standard 35mm cassette and the German-made Retina I camera.

Over the years the company name was changed a few more times, but since 1941, the company has been commonly known as Argus. In total, over 200,000 Argus A cameras were sold before the model was discontinued in 1941.

You have to remember to advance the film after each shot or you get double exposures.

Argus Model A Camera in Olive-Drab Bakelite For decades the Argus name was probably as well known to the average person in the United States as Nikon is today.

Price should be in the $10 to $20 range for a working model. After shooting the camera you push a little knob on the top to the left, turn knob on bottom a quarter turn and release the knob and continue to advance film until it stops. My Flickr album for Argus A photos https:// There is are excellent resources on the web for information about the Argus Model A cameras by Hrad Kuzyk.