Paillard Bolex H-16 Supreme 16mm Model Movie Camera From 1955


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Paillard Bolex H-16 Supreme 16mm Model Movie Camera From 1955
Serial no. 110545
The Bolex H-16 Supreme was introduced in 1955, so this is 64 years old.
It features a new folding turret lever that allowed the lenses to be rotated without disturbing focus or diaphragm settings. In addition, the turret is modified with a three position click-stop.
It is also the first Bolex camera to feature a built-in gelatin filter slot. A filter holder is included installed in the camera.
Highly polished duraluminium body, covered in genuine Morocco leather. Metal parts are chrome-plated.
Film: 100ft (30m) and 50ft (15m) daylight loading spools of 16mm film.
Automatic threading and loop forming.
Constant speed, spring motor mechanism; governor controlled.
Large winding handle folds downward and attaches to camera when not in use.
Rotating turret; Accommodates three interchangeable C-mount lenses. The top position allows for critical focusing through a magnified groundglass screen, viewed through the eyecup viewfinder.
Filter Slot: Built-in slot holds a gelatin filter behind the taking lens and in front of the shutter.
Multi-focal viewfinder gives an exact viewing field for lenses of focal lengths, 16, 25, 35, 50, 75, 100 and 150.
Speeds 8, 16, 24, 32 and 64 frames per second.
144 degree aperture shutter. Twin dial frame counter counts frames individually and in total.
Footage Counter adds and subtracts accurately in forward or reverse motion.
Time lapse and animation.
Tripod socket: 3/8″ / 1/4″ thread, modified with a small angled slot provided for the secure attachment of the Surefire Grip.
Good condition and fully working with no damage and only minor marks from use.
Includes eyecup viewfinder, Paillard Bolex Multi-focal viewfinder, filter holder and empty take-up spool.