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Model: Argoflex E
Production Years: 1940-1948
Description:
75mm F4.5
Original, Art Deco plastic bodied TLR produced in two versions.  Early version accepted 120 & 620 film, the latter (after mid-1946) marked "620 only." 
Later version depicted above.
 
 
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Model: Argoflex II
Production Years: 1948 Only
Description:
75mm f/4.5 lens; f/3.5 viewing lens
All new post World War II promoted as the "big brother" to the E.  Harley Earl design featuring auto film stop and counter which proved faulty and caused the camera to be recalled from the market.  Few were produced, fewer exist today.  At least one known example exists without the film stop.
 
 
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Model: Argoflex EM
Production Years: 1948 Only
Description:
75mm F4.5
All new design, metal body and based on Harley Earl design for the Argoflex II.  Several variations exist.
Uses 620 film only.
 
 
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Model: Argoflex EF
Production Years: 1948-1951
Description:
75mm f/4.5 lens, f/4.5 viewing lens.
Further evolution of metal body Agoflex EM/Argoflex II body design with Flash Synch.
Accessory Shoe on left side.
 
 
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Model: Model Argoflex
Production Years: March - June 1950 
Description:
Same product as the Argoflex 40 but with no name printed above the top lens.
 
 
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Photo courtesy of Jerry Vincent
Model:  Argoflex Forty
Production Years: 1950-1954
Description:
75mm F4.5
Simplified Argoflex, with Taking lens focus only. Plano-Convex Viewing Screen
"Forty" engraved on top lens
Camera was Stamped with Date of Mfgr
4 Digits YYMM, Plastic Body
 
 
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Model:  Argus 40 
Production Years: 1950-1954
Description:
75mm F4.5
"Argus 40" above top lens
"FORTY" on top lens
Plastic Body
 
 
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Model:  Argoflex Seventy-Five
Production Years: 1949-1958
Description:
75mm
Model "Seventy-Five"
Basically, a box camera with a TLR Viewfinder
Plastic Body
 
 
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Model:  Argus Seventy-Five
Production Years: 1949-1958
Description:
75mm
"Argus Seventy-Five"
Same as Argoflex S-F, but with "Argus" Engraving
Plastic Body
 
 
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Photo courtesy Frank Sheldon
Model:  Argus 75
Production Years: 1958-1964
Description:
75mm
"Argus 75"
Brown Body with "75" Engraving on front
"Argus" on top of camera
Plastic Body
 
 
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Photo courtesy Frank Sheldon
Model:  Argus Super Seventy-Five
Production Years: 1954-1958
Description:
65mm F8.0
"Argus Super Seventy-Five"
A more Sophisticated Version of the Model 75 with similar features to the 40.
Plastic Body