50s Projector Film Camera Lights Vintage Bell and Howell 8mm 253A

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bell and howell 8mm film projector 253A , 8mm camera and attachable hand-held indoor lighting set-up .

everything packs up nicely and is contained in metal carrying cases for protection during transportation . the compact camera has a nice weight to it and has adjustable aperture settings for different outdoor lighting conditions . the camera hasn't been tested but worked when stored years ago . it comes with it's own leather carrying case .

the indoor lamps have a bracket that attaches solidly to the camera with a t-screw . when turned on one lamp lit up but the other is burned out .

the projector runs when turned on and the lamp is functioning as it should, though it has not been tested with film running through it . the power cord has some exposed wire where it attaches to the base of the projector .

film projector specs:
maker: bell & howell
model: 253A 8mm
lens: f / 1.6
measurements: 13" x 7.5" x 7.5"

hand-held camera specs:
model: two twenty 8mm
measurements: 6" x 4" x 2"

shipping methids or rates may need to be adjusted prior to shipping . this item will not ship priority mail but may be insured.

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Preparation takes 1-2 weeks
Arrives from the United States
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