Originally uploaded by pho-Tony
I've transferred the partly used film from my week 6 camera (Lomo 135BC) into this Argus C3 ("the brick"). This model was made from 1939-1966, there were various changes introduced along the way, and this particular example dates from around 1950-51. The technique for winding on between exposures is rather idiosyncratic, and involves pressing down a film catch, holding it down while advancing a quarter or a turn, then releasing it and winding on until resistance is felt. I have found by practising on a spoilt film, that the Argus will happily tear the film if the winder is turned once the slightest resistance is felt. This may take some getting used to!