||Model name and description
||``Top Handle'' Speed Graphic 3-1/4x4-1/4, 4x5, 3-1/4x5-1/2, 5x7
||These early cameras have very small lensboards and will not use the
big fast lenses that came out in the 1920's, such as the f/2.5 and f/2.9
Cooke Speedic, Plaubel Anticomar f/2.9 (a favorite), Dallmeyer Pentac F2.9
and bigger Dallmeyer Cooke and Ross telephotos.
||``Pre-Anniversary'' Speed Graphic
|4x5 - wire hoop viewfinder has curved top.
The big improvement in the 1928 Speed Graphic camera over the top handle
version was the 4 inch lensboard for tele and speed lenses.
||Miniature Speed Graphic
||1st small 2-1/4x3-1/4" model
||Anniversary Speed Graphic(3-1/4x4-1/4
||No grey metal exposed, satin black with chrome trim. Wartime model:
no chrome. Bed and Body track rails linked, allowing focusing of wide angle
lens within body. Solid wire frame viewfinder.
||Pacemaker Speed Graphic
||Post-war production brought coated lens and lenses in shutters, body
release, folding infinity stops. Side mounted rangefinder replaced by top
rangefinder on 4x5" Graphics in 1955.
||Pacemaker Crown Graphics
||Identical to the Pacemaker Speed Graphic, but made without the focal
plane shutter, which reduced weight, and increased access to wide-angle
||Century Graphic (2-1/4x3-1/4)
||The plastic-bodied Century Graphic and mahogany/metal Crown Graphic
were without focal plane shutters. Imported 2-1/4" cameras led to the design
of the roll film holders, and the Graflok
back (1949). Flat bar viewfinder, followed by flexible wire viewfinder.
||Super Speed Graphic
||All metal body, including flash computer, electric shutter release,
front standard had swing capability, & featured revolving back. Graflex-1000:
1/1000 front shutter. No Focal Plane Shutter.
||Same as Super Speed Graphic, but without 1/1000 front shutter lens.