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    Ernest F. Moy & Bastie 1909 35mm motion picture camera #256. (1909) Measuring 16 x 13 x 5 in., the professional hand-crank 35mm motion picture camera features a stained mahogany cabinet and was well known for its impressive chain driven movement and brass gear wheels. Historically accepted as the make of camera that first photographed Hollywood, the Moy & Bastie was the camera of choice for the budding motion picture industry, until the end of WWI when Bell & Howell and Pathé finally surpassed them with changing technologies. Mechanicals untested, but appear to operate smoothly when cranking the mechanism. This camera was acquired by the Lubin Studio and was never used which explains its exceptional condition. With original leather case. All original parts.

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    June, 2016
    29th Wednesday
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