Pretty cool, but definitely more of a gimmick than serious projector. So trying to be a Jeep and a boat leaves you with a Jeep hauling a hull around and a boat dragging four tires through the water. The taking unit was placed on an adaptor which was used to project the films. Don't hesitate to ask any questions! Camera and projector is one unit but can be separated. Note: any white spots in the photos are the light from my flash bouncing off the item unless otherwise noted. The Cine-Twin is right up his alley! Throughout his life he was into weird equipment and wonderful stuff as well!! One piece for the camera and one for the base.
Watchmakers since 1832, the Longine-Wittnauer family business began making film cameras in 1957 with the Cine-Twin, a battery-driven motorized film camera which converts to a projector in 30 seconds and plays its own film. The leather case looks brand new. This was quite state of the art and expensive in its day. I have just viewed film by projecting on a sheet of paper from about three feet and it appears quite nice. I don't think Kerry Decker had a power cord for it, otherwise, I think he would have shown it in action on his YouTube video.
There are 4 lenses mounted on a turrent. The base starts up when it's plugged in. It was reviewed on 22 September 2014 by and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa-2. Maybe film it in action and post on YouTube. I do like the large Mitchell-style viewfinder on the side.
Northeast Historic Film: A Camera Is Its Own Projector. He was a real fan of cine, and his enthusiasm was infectious. This is a very unique item - a vintage made in U. Condition Everything seems to be in working condition but I haven't tested it with film. After taking your movie, you have your film processed. He ran a weekly show on the local cable channel here, devoted mainly to old cine and photo topics.
It does not appear to have ever been used. I've never seen anything like it. The taking lenses were also the projecting lenses. Unusual because the taking unit was also the projecting unit. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. It comes with a two piece leather case.
This is part of a large collection we are now selling from a long-time collector and dealer. The camera runs when you put the batteries in it, and its lamp works. A throwback, really, to the 1890es cameras that also served as projectors in some cases. If I get the time and can figure out how to post pics here, I'll put some up. The single bayonet type mount is easy to remove and install, and I imagine the best practice would have been to remove it while using it as a camera, and then installing it when used as a projector. The cameras were sold in jewelry stores and not camera shops.
Unfortunately the real ones were miserable to drive and had the habit of sinking in anything but calm seas. This is a fun item for fans of mid-century modern design. The info on the lenses read : Whittnauer Chronostar 38mm f1. A few hand-held rolls through this one should develop your forearms. According to Jurgen Lossau, only a handful were made. Returns Money back if not as described Buyer pays return shipping.
. I've been following his cine stuff on You Tube for a while and thinking how well he'd fit in here. You then load it back into the camera, attach it to the base, now it's a projector! I've always wondered if Jaques Bogopolsky had anything to do with these odd machines. I can read that it is a 400W 120V bulb. Unit is made to the same precision as their watches. Kerry Decker lived here in Orlando ,where he ran a photo shop with his father.
Film chamber and battery chamber are both clean. Payment Payment by Paypal expected within 7 days. We will combine shipping for multiple auction wins. Here's a nice piece he did after Blackhawk stopped producing movies on film. Please look at all pictures carefully as they tell the story of what is in each lot, and the condition of each item, including the packaging any any. Shipping to: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Taiwan, Bahamas, Vietnam. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.