Bell and Howell gun sight aiming point camera

Made:
c. 1940
maker:
Bell & Howell

Bell and Howell gun sight aiming point camera for 16mm. film, with travelling case, as used in U.S. Navy 1942. Made by Bell & Howell Co., Chicago, Illinois USA, serial no. 327743.

Details

Category:
Cinematography
Object Number:
1977-777
Materials:
aluminium alloy, brass (copper, zinc alloy), cardboard, felt, glass, leather, steel (metal), wood (unidentified) and zinc (metal)
type:
rollfilm camera
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
credit:
The National Media Museum, Bradford