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Foca PF3L (FG350)
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Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by Sylvain Halgand. From the collection of Sylvain Halgand. Last update 2014-02-14 par Sylvain Halgand.

Manufactured or assembled in France from 1959 to 1962.
Index of rarity in France: Infrequent (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 1722

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The PF3L is a modernization of PF3 by adding a fast cocking lever (hence L) coming from the model Universel in place of the button.
This new version was built from 1959 to 1962. The cameras of the series are numbered 415,000 to about 422,500. This one here is numbered 415312 and has been manufactured in 1959.
It has no self timer.
This beautiful camera suffer from having only the 50 mm coupled to the rangefinder.

Foca PF3L
Equipé d'un grand-angulaire Oplar 4,5/2,8 cm

Foca PF3L
Le levier d'armement
Foca PF3L

Foca PF3L
Ce monsieur, alors apprenti tourneur-ajusteur, a eu entre les mains les PF3L en fabrication.