Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Sept Motion Picture System

Spring, motor-drive camera for still, rapid sequence, or cine. 18x24mm on 5m cartridge of 35mm film. First model (square motor housing, single spring). C. 1923-27. Manufactured by Debrie (Etablissements Andre Debrie, Paris, France). 250 exposure, pin registered. The name "Sept" comes from the French word meaning seven. The camera includes 7 functions: motion picture, sequential, still, and with the addition of a lamphouse, motion picture projector, film strip projector, still enlarger and negative to positive film cine printer.

BGN, $254, online here.