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    Exceedingly rare pairing of L.A. Motion Picture Company 35mm cameras (1914-1918). After the breakout of World War I in 1914, the supply of European-built cameras quickly evaporated, spurring the proliferation of camera manufacturers in the United States. The earlier 35mm camera with wood housing measures 14 x 15.25 x 5.6 in. and includes lens, crank and 2 film magazines. The second 35mm camera has a metal housing which measures 13.25 x 10.25 x 5.25 in. and includes lens and crank. Both cameras retain affixed metal plate reading "Manufactured By / L.A. Motion Picture Co. / Los Angeles, CAL, U.S.A." Both cameras feature intact top-mounted leather strap handles and remain in very fine condition. These are likely the only L.A. Motion Picture Co. cameras in existence.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    12th Thursday
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