goldilocks camera – not too big and not too small

B&H Filmo Auto Load Speedster

Toronto. Bell and Howell came out with this lovely Filmo Auto Load Speedster 16mm movie camera (this example is equipped with a Japanese telephoto lens). The camera uses a standard magazine invented by Kodak who also made 16mm cameras.

16mm sits between the size up (35mm cameras) and size down (8mm and super 8mm cameras). Perhaps the best known 16mm cameras are Bolex once made is Switzerland.

This one is in a lot at our estate auction on the 17th. It comes with a carrying case, film cassettes, and instruction books for it and a prewar Filmo 70 16mm camera. Come out and join in the fun even if you don’t collect or use 16mm cine gear.



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