16mm KODAK model B Movie Camera

This is a Kodak 16mm wound movie camera aimed at the amateur cinematographer. The '16mm' was first introduced in 1923 – as ‘CINE KODAK-A’. Various models based on this design and with this name continued to be manufactured until the mid- ‘40s. This specific example was manufactured in the period 1925-1931 (first circulation in July 1925), with an original price of $170.00. The body is made of metal and covered in black leather, while other models in brown, blue or grey were also available. It includes a Newton-style view-finder as well as opaque glass. It is accompanied by an incorporated daylight spool with a 30-meter capacity.
  • Date of Manufacture 1925-31
  • Country of Manufacture U.S.A.
  • Technical Specifications Film format: 16 mm, “wound motor drive”; speed: 16 frames per second (fps).
  • Lenses KODAK ANASTIGMAT 25mm / f-1.9, S. N. # 33346.
  • Label Information MADE IN USA AT ROCHESTER, NY BY EASTMAN KODAK CO, Αρ. Πατ. # 1.605874, 1.616926, PATENTED IN USA.
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