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35mm Film Camera Kit | Argus C3 + Roll Of Expired Film, Original Leather Case

35mm Film Camera Kit | Argus C3 + Roll Of Expired Film, Original Leather Case

Perfect for those wanting to get started with 35mm film photography, or for those who want a simple but beautiful camera to carry around, this camera is very easy to use and produces great results.

Lovingly nicknamed 'The Brick' this is a legendary film camera that is a great addition for any photographer!

Lens: Argus Coated Cintar 50mm f/3.5 three elements filter slip-on
Aperture: f/3.5-f/16
Focus range: 3–50 feet +inf
Focusing: match the rangefinder images in the rangefinder eyepiece, rangefinder coupled to the lens with a gear
Shutter: leaf shutter, speeds: 10-300 +B
Setting: dial on the left front of the camera; B setting is separate from the dial, by a collar beneath the shutter release, set to B, for speeds set to I
Shutter release: on the top plate, w/ cable release socket
Cocking lever: on the right front of the camera
Frame counter: manual reset, not works wo/film in the camera, on the top plate
Winding knob: Hold down the film catch and turn the winding knob about a quarter of a turn then release film catch and continue to turn winding knob without forcing until it stops.Make sure not to hold down the film catch for more than a quarter turn, or the film may advance past one or more exposures; on the top plate
Film catch knob: beside the film counter dial
Viewfinder: coupled rangefinder, but separate eyepieces for reverse telescopic finder and rangefinder
Rewind knob: on the bottom plate
Rewind release: no special knob, just rotate the re-wind knob; the film counter dial on top of the camera will rotate backwards
Flash PC socket: none-PC, two holes on the left side of the camera for dedicated flash unit
Self-timer: none
Back cover: hinged
Embossing in the film winding sprocket hole: MPC and US patent numbers
Tripod socket: ¼"
Body: metal; Weight: 749g

It comes supplied with a roll of expired 35mm film for that extra vintage look, so you're ready to shoot as soon as it arrives.
Tested & in full working order. Returns accepted within 14 days if there is an issue with the camera.

Regular price $138.00 USD
Regular price $172.00 USD Sale price $138.00 USD
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    Thank you so much for supporting my store! It really means the world that you've chosen to join Expired Film Club. I'm very passionate about film photography, so it's great to see more people getting inspired to pick up a camera!

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    Happy shooting!

    Miles x

  • Returns

    No-hassle returns policy

    I accept returns if there is an issue with the item(s) ordered


    I accept exchanges if there is an issue with the item(s) ordered


    All cameras come with a 3 month warranty from date of purchase. Buyer must contact me and send item back within 21 days of delivery.

    Conditions of return:

    • Buyer is responsible for return postage costs
    • Buyer is responsible for loss in value (as agreed upon with seller) if an item isn’t returned in original condition