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by mediaed
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: BNC #17 looking for any info
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: BNC #17 looking for any info

Did you look at the top left serial numbers tab to find the year for the camera first? I take it there is no camera or motor so our registry is not viable. My records show #17 to be one of a number of lend-lease cameras sent to the USSR and made in 1939. That doesn't seem a likely thing to be back h...
by mediaed
Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: History of BNC mount
Replies: 5
Views: 105

Re: History of BNC mount

Dom, Embarrassed to say that I have not delved into lenses as much as I should. Know the BNC mount came about because of the desire to have different lenses available and a quick way of changing them. B&L supposedly had some input in the design. Could you post a few pictures here to show us what...
by mediaed
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: History of BNC mount
Replies: 5
Views: 105

Re: History of BNC mount

I might also add here that for a new visitor or member, please browse through the site as there is a lot of amazing information about Mitchell-the cameras and the company in the posts and articles. ED.
by mediaed
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: History of BNC mount
Replies: 5
Views: 105

Re: History of BNC mount

Dom, Welcome. If you check the serial numbers tab at the top right, you will find that 86 BNC' s were made before 1950. The first one was made for Sam Goldwyn in 1934 from an unsold NC. In design for a truly silent studio camera,(NC- 35db, BNC-21db) it was found the most noise after blimping the bod...
by mediaed
Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell viewfinder
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Mitchell viewfinder

Yo, lachmads,

Cameras on the set from a number of folk ready to roll. What is the script?

ED.
by mediaed
Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell viewfinder
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: Mitchell viewfinder

Is that from a sidefinder or rackover camera viewfinder? ED.
by mediaed
Wed May 24, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: "Buying a Mitchell Camera" guide
Replies: 3
Views: 179

Re: "Buying a Mitchell Camera" guide

I just got a message asking about HAND CRANKS. Really missed on that one. Hopefully I can change the guide. In the meantime... Here's the deal: Was stated that "a Mitchell with a hand crank proves that the camera is old, right?" WRONG . Every Mitchell camera featuring an external motor ha...
by mediaed
Mon May 22, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Mitchell Cameras - Wanted and For Sale
Topic: Mitchell Camera buying guide
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Mitchell Camera buying guide

IF YOU ARE THINKING OF BUYING A MITCHELL CAMERA, WELCOME TO A SINGULAR RESOURCE HERE AT MITCHELL CAMERA AND PLEASE READ ON... Collecting nearly anything is a challenging endeavor. Even though these cameras were never meant to be collectables and were considered mere tools, they were built to last. T...
by mediaed
Mon May 22, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: "Buying a Mitchell Camera" guide
Replies: 3
Views: 179

"Buying a Mitchell Camera" guide

IF YOU ARE THINKING OF BUYING A MITCHELL CAMERA, WELCOME TO A SINGULAR RESOURCE HERE AT MITCHELL CAMERA AND PLEASE READ ON... Collecting nearly anything is a challenging endeavor. Even though these cameras were never meant to be collectables and were considered mere tools, they were built to last. T...
by mediaed
Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Mitchell Cameras - Wanted and For Sale
Topic: Mitchell Standard S/n 100 Warner Bros for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 285

Re: Mitchell Standard S/n 100 Warner Bros for sale

A nice early Mitchell find! It should be noted here that the actual dating and information for this camera has been corrected on the E-Bay listing but not here. Correction is: this is a late 1927 camera purchased by First National which was soon absorbed by Warners. Remarkable that at that late date...

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