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Cine Simplex Model D 35mm motion picture camera circa 1930s

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:10,000.00 USD Estimated At:10,000.00 - 15,000.00 USD
Cine Simplex Model D 35mm motion picture camera circa 1930s
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Cine Simplex Model D 35mm motion picture camera circa 1930s. Cine Simplex Model D serial number 102 circa 1930s 35mm motion picture camera. Rack-over camera with 4-lens turret, one standard lens and one Bausch & Lomb cinemascope 40mm lens. Was later modified to accommodate cinemascope lenses and includes two 400 ft. magazines, side mounted Mitchell viewfinder, Cinemascope matte box system, Mitchell tripod head (serial number 204), adjustable metal tripod/dolly and five original cases. Manufactured by Cine Simplex Corporate of Syracuse, New York for 20th Century Fox. This was the first Cinemascope camera and this model camera was used to film such movies as The Robe (1953) and The Longest Day (1962). Weighs several hundred pounds and measures 15 in. x 47 in. (Pictured on a Mitchell mount Worrall geared head (serial number 204) and “Sputnik” tripod/dolly for reference only. Dolly is available in a separate lot.) Special shipping arrangements will apply.