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by marop
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: I need your help
Replies: 11
Views: 716

Re: I need your help

Hahahahaha
by marop
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: I need your help
Replies: 11
Views: 716

Re: I need your help

Your welcome Steffen, I was hoping Ed would chime in....
by marop
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: I need your help
Replies: 11
Views: 716

Re: I need your help

Also the additional photos didn't help me narrow down the model number.
by marop
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: I need your help
Replies: 11
Views: 716

Re: I need your help

Steffen, No, the number 290 is the serial number. The model number is BNC (which I'm told stands for Blimped Newsreel Camera). I have records from Mitchell sales. BNC 290 was sold to Vinten Mitchell in 1961. I'm fairly certain Vinten Vinten Mitchell was a rental company in Europe. Will you be able t...
by marop
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: I need your help
Replies: 11
Views: 716

Re: I need your help

Hello Steffen The 2nd camera, the larger one, is a Mitchell BNC. The BNC was the typical Hollywood film camera used for sound filming and uses 35mm film and would not be for high speed filming. The First camera is also a Mitchell Camera, 35mm, and possibly a “Standard” “NC” or “GC” model. It’s hard ...
by marop
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: JUST PURCHASED A MITCHELL NC???
Replies: 16
Views: 1226

Re: JUST PURCHASED A MITCHELL NC???

Chris, I’m sure Ed will expand in this question but I’ll chip in a bit. The US military had white cameras but also black cameras. The first camera I bought, the military camera, was a smooth black. I’m told the white pained cameras filmed nuclear tests and should be avoided as they probably have som...
by marop
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell Beauty shots from Seawood Photo
Replies: 13
Views: 1532

Re: Mitchell Beauty shots from Seawood Photo

Chris, also of interest is what is the number on the acorn tag which is on the cranking side of the camera?
by marop
Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: Mitchell Beauty shots from Seawood Photo
Replies: 13
Views: 1532

Re: Mitchell Beauty shots from Seawood Photo

Chris, I’m a member here and I would certainly enjoy seeing additional photos of your camera! It’s always fun and I always seem to learn new things. Ed is a great source of information. I’ve never been in the film industry but had an interest since I was a kid playing with my windup Kodak Brownie Ca...
by marop
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: 3Dmodel
Replies: 10
Views: 3585

Re: 3Dmodel

Okay, I was asking thinking it was a Mitchell NC, which this website has sales record info for.
by marop
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions About the Mitchell Camera
Topic: 3Dmodel
Replies: 10
Views: 3585

Re: 3Dmodel

Very Nice Boyd! What's the serial number of your NC? Do you have any history on it? Mark