Vintage Kinemacolor Camera could sell for £20,000

Vintage Girl

Vintage Girl

2015-07-06 16:15:40

A kinemacolor camera, one of the first colour motion picture camera/ projection systems could sell for £20,000 at auction later this year, according to the Daily Mail.

While a technically revolutionary process in 1908 the company that produced Kinemacolor were not commercially successful, largely due to the expense of each cinema needing to purchase a Kinemacolor to play the films and small numbers of companies choosing to shoot with the new process. The company eventually folded. 

 

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luvantique

2018-10-11 04:10:07

The object show in the photo is not a camera. The distinction between camera and projector is fairly significant.




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