Item 2005.006.19.55 - Bolex K2 Automatic 8mm camera

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Bolex K2 Automatic 8mm camera

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2005.006.19.55

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  • 1964 (Manufacturing)
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    Bolex International S.A.

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1 piece of photographic equipment ; motion picture camera

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Item is a hand-held home movie camera for use with 25 foot spools of double run 8mm film (about 8 minutes total running time). The camera has an aluminum body with black leather covering, with reflex viewfinder and Kern Vario-Switar 36mm lens. The camera is hand wound with a variable shutter and allows for single frame exposure for filming animation.

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Good condition

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Donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Dr. Neville Poy in 2017

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Added to the Heritage Camera Collection in 2018

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