8mm perforator

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8mm perforator

Post by camera8mm » Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:06 am

Came across this perforator. Auction ended. Looks homemade or would anyone know who manufactured this?

https://www.bidspotter.com/en-us/auctio ... ea0023603e

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Re: 8mm perforator

Post by Mmechanic » Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:21 am

Not at all homemade, that’s a Bell & Howell perforator. These devices run at about 20 strokes per second. Basically it’s a 16mm one, only the tooling is different. Patented in 1917, never surpassed until today

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Re: 8mm perforator

Post by Mana » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:39 pm

Would be interesting to know what it sold for...
R8: Bolex B8

S8: Beaulieu 7008 Pro, Beaulieu 4008zm2 "Jubilee", Leicina Special, Eumig Nautica (24fps)

DS8: Bolex H8 Rex4

S16: Bolex Rex4

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