Aircraft cine camera Model G 45

Made:
1939-1945 in London
maker:
Williamson Manufacturing Company Limited

Aircraft cine camera Model G.45. Using 16mm perforated cine film, 50 foot lengths, loaded into a special rechargable magazine. Works off the electricity supply of the aircraft, 24volt. Coupled to the trigger mechanism of the machine gun register a hit or miss. Standard lens has a focal length of 1 inch, the long focus approx 12". Both lenses have a heating element built into the front of the lens to eliminate condensation. Williamson c.1940

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1979-559/729
type:
aircraft camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The Arthur Frank Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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