The Argus C-3 Camera aka "The Brick"
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The Argus Camera Company (formerly known as IRC for either International Research Company or even earlier, the International Radio Company) of Ann Arbor, Michigan produced the C-3 for 27 years from 1939 through 1966.The Argus C-3 was the first brick to feature its own flash unit. Early model C-3 cameras were synchronized for flash bulb exposure only, with no provision for electronic flash. Colormatic C-3s which feature color-coded shutter speed, rangefinder and aperture dials were the first C-3s that were synchronized for electronic flash.
The camera was the best-selling 35mm camera in the world for nearly three decades, and helped popularize the 35mm format.
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