Make your own free website on Tripod.com
Argus Collectors Group
Argus 264
Home
What's New?
Argus Reference Photographs
Argus Accessory Photographs
Argus Sales & Demo Items
Argus Instruction Manuals
Argus Sales Brochures
Prototypes
Argus Camera Surveys
Argus Books and Information
Modified Argus Cameras
Ask the ACG for Help
Join the ACG
Best of the ACG e-mail list
Related Links
ACG Member Photos
Argust Day
Argus World Argosy I
Argus World Argosy II

ARGUS 264

Date: Sun, 24 Aug 1997 10:24:52 -0400
                                    From: "Robert V. Merz" 
                                    Reply-To: robmerz@grapevinenet.com
                                    
                                    Hello group; I have another strange Argus camera to report. I have never
                                    seen this camera before, and thought I'd better put some feelers out
                                    there.
                                    
                                    It is an Argus 264 Instant Load made in Japan of all places. Serial
                                    number 487412. Takes a flashcube like the Kodak instamatics called an
                                    "auto cube." Lens is an Argus coated, Cintar. Shutter speed is fixed;
                                    focus is controlled by rotating the lens which goes from 3 feet to 30
                                    feet and infinity. Also has a light meter. I can send JPGs (smaller than
                                    30k and fine quality) to anyone interested. Was not able to find this
                                    camera in any of my collectible boos including McKeown's.
                                    
                                    -- 
                                    R. Merz
                                    An ardent collector of cameras...
                                    Do you have any old cameras you don't want around? Please e-mail me!