Bolex B-8

Small and very well finished amateur camera produced by the renowned Swiss manufacturer. Designer of these wonderful pieces was Jacques Bogopolsky (born in Kiew). Among the Bolex owners of those days you may find many famous names like Mahatma Ghandi, Marlene Dietrich, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry etc.

Production start: 1952/53

Format: 2x8 mm

Spring operated, very low noise.

Two lenses on a revolving turret (D-mount): 12.5 mm et 36 mm

View-finder with zoom capabilities 12,5 to 36 mm.

Frame rates: 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 64 fps and single frame

Info:

www.bolexcollector.com/cameras/b8.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolex

www.bolex.ch/

www.movie-camera.it/bolexe.html

 

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