Argus C3

Argus C3

Serial Number: Cam0002

Rangefinder Camera


Country of Origin:
Michigan, USA

Production Period:
1939 - 1966

Approximate Price:
USD 30.00 - 40.00


Status: Display

The Argus C3 was a low-priced rangefinder camera mass produced from 1939 to 1966 by Argus in
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. The camera sold about 2
million units, making it one of the most popular cameras
in history. Due to its shape, size and weight, it is commonly referred to as the “The Brick” by photographers. The
most famous 20th century photographer who used it
was Tony Vacaro, who employed this model during World
War II.