Argus A-Four

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The Argus A-Four (styled "argus a-four" on the camera) is a plastic and aluminum 35mm viewfinder camera made in the USA by Argus, from 1953 - 1956[1]. It features a 4-speed shutter (+B) with flash sync made by Gauthier[2], and a 44mm f3.5 focusing Argus Cintar lens, stopping to f22[3].

Accessories available for the camera included the Argus 76 flash unit, which plugs directly into the camera and continues the same horizontal line pattern of the camera body, and a leather eveready case. The camera also includes a standard cable release socket on the lens, and tripod socket on the base of the camera.


  1. McKeown
  2. The Gauthier logo is printed on the barrel
  3. instruction manual