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Catalog Number 1978.160.55.5
Object Name Camera, Movie
Title Eight M.M. Movie Camera
Date 1937
Year Range from 1937
Year Range to 1937
Description .1 Black finish on a rectangular box, rounded corners. Upper half of one side of front indented 2 cm, there is a small removable lens (4.5f-11f) fits into the space. Upper three-quarters of other side of the front is indented 2cm. The view finder exits from lower part of the space. There is a door on one side, hinged at the back which opens for loading film. There is a spring loaded winder, "unexposed feet" window, and release button on the other side. The eye piece for view finder on back. Hole on the bottom is for the base. Made by Universal Camera Corporation, U.S.A., Lens made by Ilex Univan, U.S.A. There is a plate on the side "Model C8, Univex 8m.m cine camera", exposure table, Serial no. 214919, Pat. No.-Des 99.514.
2. Round metal spool for use in Univex 8 m.m. Cine Camera. Made by Universal Camera corporation, New York, U.S.A.
3.Round metal spool for use in Univex 8 m.m. Cine Camera. Made by Universal Camera Corporation, New York, U.S.A
4.Base for Univex 8mm Cine Camera. Black rectangular has a lip that is .6cm high, 2cm in from the edge of the top. Four mounts on which camera rests. Bold with round grip screws into bottom of camera. Dome shaped leg rests on each corner of bottom. Grommet through each end holds remains of broken leather strap.
5. Case for Univex Cine Camera, black rectangular, rounded bottom corners, open top. Strap attached through bracket on one edge. Small piece of leather on other edge of case. Male part of snap on both edges, case is stitched together. Camera type and maker stamped on both sides of case.
Artist Universal Camera Corporation
Search Terms Stewarts Drugs
Subjects PHOTOGRAPHY
Dimensions H-3.9 W-8.5 L-10.4 cm