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Manufactured in Etats-Unis from 1947 until 0.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic

Press camera , the Crown , often mistaken with a Speed ​​Graphic , differs from it by the absence of focal plane shutter . Here, there is only one central shutter. The significantadvantage of the Crown in relation to the Speed ​​is a smaller size ,  a lower weight and the possibility of using ultra wide angle lenses . (The disappearance of the focal plane shutter system helps to draw the board backward ) .

The series of Pacemaker (Crown and Speed ​​together) represents a significant change from the previous Anniversary series. Shift and tilt movements are larger and more numerous ( the optical block can now tilt to the rear), the use of lighter materials makes the assembly less painful to handle. In series, we may found the Graflok back  , which allows you to install the Grafmatic backs ( 6 film sheets holder which allows to perform 6 shots in a row , with  the overall dimensions  of a standard 4" X 5" holder) and backs for 120 film s for formats 6 x 6 , 6 x 7 , 6 ​​x 9 , to 6 X 12 cm . This Graflok back features a Fresnel, providing a very bright image on the ground glass . finally, on the Speed, the focal plane shutter is now synchronized with the flash.

Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic

Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic

Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic

Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic

Graflex Pacemaker Crown Graphic