Vintage ARGUS 75 TLR Viewfinder 620 Roll Film Camera with Flash Unit, Circa: 7/1956, Excellent Condition!
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"This vintage camera is in such perfect condition; even more exquisite than description" - CALIFORNIA
"Absolutely better than I expected. Like it came out the box brand new" - MINNESOTA
"Camera arrived in excellent condition, delivery was fast, well packaged. I would definitely recommend buying from them and will continue to shop here" - NEW YORK
We have available a very fine ARGUS SEVENTY-FIVE pseudo Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Camera sporting a 75mm ARGUS Lumar fixed lens with a fixed aperture around f11. The ARGUS 75 series was produced beginning in 1952 and ending in 1958. This particular camera has a manufacture date mark of 5607 (July, 1956). The main features marketed back then were the extra large subject viewing window, the double exposure prevention system, no wire plug-in attachment flash unit and its ease of use. This offering includes the following:
The Argus Seventy-Five Camera with built-in Neck Strap
The Argus Flashbulb Holder
One P25 Sylvania Blue Dot Flashbulb
We have thoroughly inspected and cleaned the ARGUS inside and out and found it to be in excellent physical and mechanical condition with clear optics and minimal surface wear. Its an exceptional specimen for a 60 year old camera. It uses 620 roll film which, of course, is no longer available. However, it is possible to use 120 roll film with some modifications. Check online for more detail. The flash unit is in exceptional shape. The flash battery compartment and all electrical contact points are clean void of any corrosion, the reflector is perfect and P25 flashbulbs insert and eject flawlessly. In short, it's a darn nice vintage camera outfit worthy of display or running a roll of film through it. It would make a great gift too!!
Your ARGUS SEVENTY-FIVE will come to you securely packaged and protected for safe shipment. So, if you've been looking for a great example of a vintage Argus, you just might want to give this one a try. We are very confident you'll not be disappointed. Your questions are always welcomed. Thank you for stopping by!
CAMERA TYPE: TLR viewfinder roll film camera.
FILM TYPE: 620 roll film. (not included).
LENS: Argus 75mm Lumar fixed lens, single meniscus element.
APERTURE: Fixed at around f/11.
FOCUS RANGE: 7 1/2 ft. to infinity.
FLASH: Two pin mount flash holder with reflector. Uses P25 Flashbulbs. Uses two C batteries (not included).
CAMERA BODY: Black Bakelite, metal trim.
DIMENSIONS: Camera body only 4 3/8" x 3 1/4" x 3 3/16".
WEIGHT: Camera body only 12 oz.
DATE MANUFACTURED MARK: 5607 (July, 1956).
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