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Ansco Pioneer PB-20
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Photos by Sylvain Halgand text by Sylvain Halgand. From the collection of Sylvain Halgand. Last update 2016-03-31 par Sylvain Halgand.

Manufactured or assembled in USA from 1947 to (After) 1950.
Index of rarity in France: Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
Inventory number: 194

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Chronology of cameras Ansco 

Traduction de Sylvain Halgand

This camera, common in USA, date of the 40s end. The photograph could make believe that the lens (F/14) is extractable, with a helicoid slope. They of it are nothing, he is simple decorative grooves.
It has only one speed, the 1/50 of second.
In May 1950, this camera was sold $7,95.
Pioneer PD-16 is the same camera for format 616 ($8,95 in May 1950)

Ansco Pioneer PB-20