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    Vintage Akeley 35mm camera. (ca. 1920s-1930s) The Akeley 35mm camera was developed by explorer Carl Ethan Akeley in 1914 as a petite and portable means of filming outdoor scenes. The "Akeley Pancake Camera" was so-named for its peculiar rounded shape and sported an internal gyroscope, which allowed the camera to tilt straight up while the viewfinder remained fixed. This Akeley 35mm camera includes cradle mount with tripod and legs, very rare original Akeley working geared head, electric motor and comes complete with a 13 x 10 x 16.5 in. case. Camera measures approx. 38 x 54 in. assembled on tripod. Special shipping arrangements will apply.

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    May, 2014
    17th Saturday
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