Newman and Sinclair cine camera

1912 in London
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Newman & Sinclair 35mm Cine Camera
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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. Reflex 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.


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bone, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, leather, mahogany (wood), white metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
cine camera
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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