Argus K - Antique and Vintage Cameras

Argus K

1939

International Research Corporation

Ann Arbor

USA

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Lens:
f4.5 Argus Anastigmat, iris diaphragm to f11.

Shutter:
Speeds 1/25 - 1/200, B, T.

Construction:
Metal body.

Format:
36, 24 x 36 mm exposures on 35 mm film.

Focusing:
Focus to 3.5 feet.

Attributes:
Direct-vision (lens/lens) view-finder.
Film advance by sprocket wheel. Auto-stop on film advance. Not coupled to shutter. Film counter. Extinction meter coupled to diaphragm.

Serial Number:
K1094 .

One of the few cameras with coupled extinction meter. The shutter speed is set on the shutter and also on a dial controlling the meter, this moves a wedge in the meter's field of view. When looking into the meter window a lever is then moved to get the 'extinction' point, the lever also sets the iris in the lens.

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