Newman and Sinclair cine camera

Made:
1912 in London
maker:
Newman and Sinclair Limited

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Newman & Sinclair 35mm Cine Camera
Science Museum Group Collection
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An early Newman and Sinclair 35mm cine camera, 1912. Serial No 104 (4th made in this series). For 35mm film in 400 foot internal magazines. Ross Zeiss Tessar lens F:50mm f/3.5-16, Serial No.17936. Helical focusing mount. Refelx viewfinder moved behind lens by pulling knob on camera top; viewed from side (magnifying lens missing). External shutter adjustment , 1/32, 64, 100. Hand-turned. Large folding frame finder on side. Rotary footage indicator. Provisional for single frame handle or external drive. Film punch.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1990-5036/3302
Materials:
bone, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, mahogany (wood), white metal (unknown), wood (unidentified)
type:
cine camera
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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