1912 Reference. The Flexo-Front got its name from the sliding wooden tambour panel that could shift the lens/shutter in four different positions. Gennert referred to the feature as a flexible traveling front.

The camera shown in the reference illustrates the standard portrait lens mounted in a Winner shutter.

However, the Flexo-Front presented on this website has what looks like a landscape lens with a front mounted Wollensak Skyshade shutter.
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Montauk Flexo-Front Multiplying Camera, 1912
Camera and Shutter References
1906 Reference. The Skyshade shutter was designed to solve a classic landscape photography problem in which blue sensitive plates had a tendancy to over expose the sky.

To overcome this, Wollensak designed the shutter blade to change speeds during exposure.