Bolex H8 H-8 (1941) 8mm Movie Film Camera w/ 3 Lens - Fully Working S8-2175. Tested and fully working, this camera is in really good overall condition for a 80 year old camera. Bolex H8 8mm Camera (approx 1941) - serial no 16318. Elgeet Navitar 1.5 inch (38mm) F1.9 Lens.Hugo Meyer & Co Gorlitz Kino Plasmat 12.5mm f1.5 Lens - Serial 962470. Elitar Wide Angle 7mm f2.5 Lens - serial no 6004. OVERALL DIMENSIONS: 8 1/2" x 6" x 3. WEIGHT: Approximately 5 1/2 lbs. OUTER CASE: Highly polished duraluminium body, covered in genuine Morocco leather.
FILM CAPACITY: 100ft (30m), 50ft (15m) and 25ft daylight loading spools of double run 8mm film. When a roll runs through the camera, only half the width of film is exposed. The spool is then reversed and run through again, exposing the other half. When processed, film is split and spliced together giving twice the amount for projection. THREADING: Automatic threading and loop forming.
The end of the film is simply placed in a channel leading to the feed sprocket. The release is pressed and the film is then automatically threaded throughout the entire mechanism. MOTOR: Constant speed, spring motor mechanism; governor controlled. Large winding handle folds downward and attaches to camera when not in use. 8:1 external drive shaft permits the attachment of an electric motor.
TURRET: Rotating turret accommodates three interchangeable D mount lenses. The top position allows for critical focusing through a magnified groundglass screen. VIEWFINDER: accessory Tri Focal viewfinder gives an exact viewing field for lenses of 3 focal lengths.Built-in critical focus viewer with optional cupped eyepiece. VARIABLE SPEED: 8, 16, 24, 32 and 64 frames per second with the ability to change speeds while the camera is running. RELEASE BUTTON: provides for the making of continuous exposures by a finger-tip release on the front of the camera. A side release allows for locked, hands-free running or single frame exposures.
SHUTTER: 190 degree aperture shutter. This mechanism may be disengaged, if desired, by simply moving a lever. FRAME COUNTER: An accessory frame counter could be attached to the motor crank shaft. Two separate counters registered increments of single frames and 50 frames as the film progressed.SINGLE FRAME: Time lapse and animation is possible by using the side release button or an accessory cable release and adapter; I-T lever allows for timed or instantaneous single exposures. MANUAL REWIND: Clutch disengages spring motor and permits forward movement and backwind without running down the spring; allows for dissolves and superimposition. The item "Bolex H8 H-8 (1941) 8mm Movie Film Camera with 3 Lens Fully Working S8-2176" is in sale since Monday, May 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photography\Vintage Photography\Vintage Cameras\Movie Cameras". The seller is "cameracrate-com" and is located in Southampton. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam, Cayman islands.