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Argus C3 shutter cocking lever
Old 04-30-2016   #1
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Argus C3 shutter cocking lever

Afternoon all. I recently picked up an Argus C3 but didn't realise that the shutter cocking lever was missing. Anyone know where I could get hold of one?

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Old 05-08-2016   #2
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Try ebay. Just buy a whole C3, crummy looking ones regularly sell for under $10.
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Old 05-09-2016   #3
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Contact the Argus Collectors Group. I'm sure someone there will have a spare.
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Old 05-22-2016   #4
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They aren't very common in the UK and fetch a premium when they do. However I managed to pick up a beater pretty cheap.
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