Paillard Bolex H16 T 16mm Cine / Movie Camera From 1959
Paillard Bolex H-16 T Serial No: 172836
Highly polished duraluminium body, covered in genuine Morocco leather. Metal parts are chrome-plated.
Film Capacity: 100ft (30m) and 50ft (15m) daylight loading spools of 16mm film.
Automatic threading and loop forming. The end of the film is simply placed in a channel leading to the feed sprocket. The release is pressed and the film is then automatically threaded throughout the entire mechanism.
Constant speed, spring motor mechanism; governor controlled. Large winding handle folds downward and attaches to camera when not in use. Spring cannot be over-wound. 8:1 external drive shaft permits the attachment of an electric motor.
Rotating turret accommodates three interchangeable C mount lenses.
Parallax correcting ‘PC-12’ preview finder gives an exact viewing field for lenses of four focal lengths: 16mm, 25mm, 50mm and 75mm.
12, 16, 24, 32 and 64 frames per second
Release Button provides for the making of continuous exposures by a finger-tip release on the front of the camera. A side release allows for locked, hands-free running or single frame exposures.
144 degree aperture shutter
Footage Counter adds and subtracts accurately in forward or reverse motion and automatically returns to zero when film is reloaded into the camera.
Twin dial counts frames individually and in total; Adds frames in forward motion and subtracts when film is wound backwards. Dial may be reset manually at any time.
Time lapse and animation is possible by using the side release button or an accessory cable release and adapter; I-T lever allows for timed or instantaneous single exposures.
Clutch disengages spring motor and permits forward movement and backwind without running down the spring; allows for dissolves and superimposition.
Tripod Socket: 3/8″ thread.
Dimensions: 8 1/2″ x 6″ x 3″
Weight: Approximately 5 1/2 lbs
Everything is in working order, the motor, the shutter and all dials.
Good condition. Minor marks from use.
Includes an empty take-up spool.
This H-16 T includes the original PC-12 side mounted Preview Finder.
Does not include a lens. Accommodates C-mount lenses.