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#1 gary Palmer

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 01:04 PM

Hi All,

Can anyone out there identify or offer some info on this Newman & Sinclair movie camera.

Can't find it anything on google.

It came with a Cooke Lens and x2 Angenieux lenses which suggests the camera was of a good standard.

Thanks in advancenewman3.jpg

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#2 Mark Dunn

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 01:19 PM

It looks like a reflexed spinning-mirror adaptation, not the usual version. I wonder if it's an instrumentation camera with external drive- there don't seem to be any external controls or a winding crank- but those don't usually need to be reflexed.


Edited by Mark Dunn, 01 August 2016 - 01:23 PM.

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#3 gary Palmer

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Posted 01 August 2016 - 02:42 PM

Apologies for the awful pics. It has a 3 pin socket at the rear. I will try and add a pic


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Posted 01 August 2016 - 09:39 PM

According to Raimondo-Souto's "Motion Picture Photography: A History, 1891 to 1960", Newman Sinclair produced a mirror reflex, pin registered 35mm camera in 1960 called the P400. It had a triple turret, took 400 ft mags and ran on 12V. This looks like a 100 ft version, you can see model number is P100.

 

Could be quite rare.


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