Argus C-four

The C4 is a 35mm coupled-rangefinder camera built by Argus from 1951 to 1958 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Less handsome than the C-3 and more advanced than the Argus A, the C4 is a solidly built piece of equipment that feels like it will stand up to moderate use on a daily basis.

The viewfinder with superimposed rangefinder is particularly good and film loading is a snap. This particular camera shares its chassis with the Argus 21 Markfinder, though not all C4s do.

Make Argus
Model C-four
Year 1951- 1958
Format 35mm
Shutter Argus leaf
Speed B,10,25,50,100,300
Lens Coated Cintar
f2.8 50mm
Focus 3ft to ∞
Aperture f2.8 to 22
Light Meter No
Rangefinder  Yes

 

 

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