Body – Pacemaker
Speed Graphic. Serial number 754046.
Film size – 3 1/4”x 4
¼” (color and B&W film available on line and in some camera stores).
Vintage – 1947 to
Functional condition – All Mechanical functions seem to be working properly, with
The slower shutter speed settings (1,2,5,10) work
Cosmetic condition – Very good, with minor marks of age and wear
Damage – None
visible beyond normal wear.
Back – Graflok Back, folding focusing hood
Front panel – Opens and closes smoothly, latch holds
camera securely closed.
Bellows – Flexible and looks like new.
Optical viewfinder – Graflex, top-mounted with manual
Rangefinder – Side-mounted standard Kalart rangefinder.
Not checked for accuracy or alignment.
Rangefinder focusing light –Kalart Focuspot attachment.
Focusing track – (12 ¾”) Works smoothly, locks tightly.
Guide rails are undamaged.
Front standard movements – Rise, shift, and tilt adjustments work
smoothly, lock tightly.
Body release – Works well for both front and rear
shutters. For hand-held shooting, though, run a
cable release (included)
through the top loop of the hand strap so you can press the plunger with your
With such a setup, you’re much less likely to jiggle the
camera and you can keep your right hand on the focus
knob right up until you
trip the shutter.
Rear curtain – rolls
Flash mounting bracket – Basic bar mount for Graflex type flash unit (included).
Type – Graflex Optar 135mm f/ 4.7, number
Cosmetic condition – Very good
Glass condition – Rear lens is very nice. Front lens has
some very fine scratches,
haze and some mold. It will need rehab or
Shutter type -
Shutter operation – Speeds 25 – 400 sound approximately
accurate, but speeds have
not been tested and accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
Speeds 1, 2, 5, and 10 work intermittently.
Aperture – Works smoothly down to minimum aperture
Flash synchronization - Not tested, as we have no cables.
Lens board - Standard Graflex stamped aluminum board.
General – Very good, with only minor marks of use
Leatherette – Clean with no tears, or loose areas. Please
see photos for “scuffed to brown” spots.
Exterior paint – Paint is generally in good condition,
except a few minor scuffs and scrapes.
Exterior exposed metal – Clean and shiny, no significant pitting
Lens board – Very clean.
Interior paint – Excellent.
Interior exposed metal – Excellent.
Hand strap – Original leather quick-release strap is
somewhat worn, but has no cracks or splits
and shows no signs of weakness.
Additional items included in auction
One Graflex Flash unit w/ 5”
reflector. It is very
clean! Sadly, though, is without cables.
Eight 3 ¼” x 4 ¼” two-sided
cut film holders. These
have no visible defects but have not been
tested for light-tightness and are
One (1) Graflex “23” 120
roll film holder.
One (1) 12” cable release.
Please note: The Davidson Swing-Tilt tripod shown is not included in this auction. However, is for sale in
another of our auctions!
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