A recent search on line has shown that films designed for the Standard 8 format for which Standard 8 cameras were originally designed, are no longer available. The long-established German firm Wittner Cinetec has an interesting web site at wittner-cinetec.com which shows various items of stock which may be useful for the enthusiast.
More information on cine film sizes, with particular reference
to those suitable for use, can be found in Cine
Brief explanations of the main terms used in describing built-in
metering systems can be found in Metering
Cameras - Standard 8
Camera Spool for 100 ft. load cameras. £10.
Agfa Movex Reflex Outfit, interchangeable
Schneider 7.5-37.5mm and Agfa 13mm lenses, can use pre-loaded
cassettes, full outfit in presentation case, a rare opportunity. £200.
Agfa Case for Movex Reflex with grip
attached. Rare. £20.
Arco 8P, one of the most expensive Japanese
cameras, 11.5 mm. to 33 mm. Cine-Arco, spring drive speeds 8, 12, 16,
24, 32, 48 f.p.s., built in meter, variable shutter, backwind, more
costly than a Paillard Bolex when new in the early 1960s and pretty
unusual in Britain. With original case and wrist strap. Not working,
sold as it is as a curiosity. Filter mount damaged. (25147) £4.
GB-Bell & Howell 624EE Autoset, The
lens is made by Taylor Hobson and is a 10 mm. Super Comet. The camera
is single speed, has still frame, clockwork drive. Built in exposure
meter (inoperative). The motor runs well. Original Bell & Howell
leather ever ready case (neck strap needs repair). (27491) £10.
GB-Bell & Howell Sportster 8 mm. Camera
with single spigot lens mount, complete with 0.5 inch f/2.5
non-focusing Taylor-Hobson Mytal standard lens and 1 1/2 inch f/3.2
Cinetor telephoto lens in original box. Spring drive giving 16, 32,
48, and 64 f.p.s. and single frame. Optical viewfinder with masks for
lenses. Runs well. Original hide case. Excellent condition. (26663) £20.
GB-Bell & Howell 605 Twin Turret,
turret takes standard D-mount lenses but a matching viewfinder is
required, fitted with Taylor Hobson .5 inch f/1.7 Taytal lens and
matching viewfinder lens, spring drive giving speeds of 8, 12, 16,
24, and 32 frames per secondplus single frame, 26 second run.
excellent condition and runs well. Original box. (24819) £24.
Canon Zoom 8, 10 mm. to 40 mm. manual zoom
lens number 103604. Clockwork drive. Speeds 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48
f.p.s. and single frame. Built in selenium exposure meter coupled to
lens. This is the step in Canon's range which eventually led to the
superb Canon 512, one of the finest Standard-8 cameras. Includes
Canon C-8 Trigger Grip (missing its 1/4 inch W fixing screw). This
camera is all working, in excellent condition, except that the meter
window glass is cracked (no effect on metering).(27486) £20.
Kodak Brownie 8 mm. Movie Camera II, 13 mm.
f/2.7 Kodak Cine-Ektanon lens, a simple clockwork camera, no single
frame, all working. In excellent original ever ready case. Camera is
in excellent condition. (27492) £10.
Kodak Cine Kodak Eight Model 20 Cine
Camera, the first 8 mm. camera (1932), f/3.5 Kodak lens, single
running speed, in original hide case (neck strap broken), excellent
condition and fully working. (26288) £6.
Leitz Leicina 8S. Late model with front
film retainer and lever for reverse run. Also includes the extremely
rare wide angle and telephoto lenses. Electric drive at 18 f.p.s. and
single frame. Automatic metering, Fold-down pistol grip. Two tripod
bushes. Lens complement: 6.25 mm. f/2 Dygon no. 1938745; 9 mm. f/2
Dygon no. 1874990; f/2 15 mm. Dygon lens fixed into camera; 36 mm.
f/2 Dygon no. 2005643. The plastic Leitz Battery Holder suffers from
the usual complaint - it will not take modern AA cells because the
plastic moulding has shrunk or modern batteries are slightly larger
in diameter than they were in the 1960s. It is a rare and beautiful
display item. (2131) £300.
Leitz Leicina 8SV, 7.5 mm. to 35 mm. f/1.8
Angenieux-Zoom Type K2, filming speeds 16 and 24 f.p.s. and single
frame, reflex viewing and focusing, automatic metering or manual
setting, fold-away integral pistol grip with attached wrist strap,
electric drive, original Leitz leather outfit case, copy of
instructions, near mint condition. A rare opportunity. This is one of
my personal cameras, some great films produced. (1907) £170.
Paillard Bolex B8 Camera no. 412881, fitted
with Kern-Paillard 12.5 mm. f/2.5 nonfocusing standard lens and
Dallmeyer Popular 1 1/2 inch f/4 focusing tele lens. Speeds 8, 12,
16, 24, 32 and 64 f.p.s. and single frame. Zoom viewfinder for 12.5
mm., 25 mm. and 36 mm. lenses. Excellent condition, runs well, in
original Paillard hide outfit case. (26906) £42.
Paillard Bolex B8LA with twin lens turret,
fitted with 13 mm. f/1.8 Kern Yvar, pistol grip, and wrist strap.
This is one of the rare final version with built in wide angle
viewfinder converter and back wind (although no back wind handle at
present), t.t.l selenium exposure metering coupled to camera, filming
speeds 12 to 64 f.p.s. and single frame, original Bolex take-up
spool, near mint condition. A rare opportunity and a fine basis for a
Paillard Bolex system camera collection. (25068) £80.
Paillard Bolex C8SL (1959). D mount with 13
mm. f/1.9 Kern Yvar non-focusing lens, single speed with single frame
(not reliable), t.t.l. selenium exposure metering, original take-up
spool, excellent condition. (24761) £11.
Paillard Bolex D8LA Body Only no. 799218,
the final and best equipped "pocket" Bolex, three lens turret taking
D mount lenses, viewfinder has built in adapter for wide angle lens,
built in t.t.l. exposure meter is not working, spring motor drive
with speeds 12, 16, 18, 24, 32, 48, and 64 f.p.s. and single frame,
back wind (requires separate rewind handle), variable shutter,
original take up spool, near mint condition cosmetically. Sold as it
is for spare parts or repair. Lenses and accessories available.
Paillard Bolex D8LA Body Only no. 957479
this must be one of the last D8LA cameras. Viewfinder has built in
adapter for wide angle lens, built in t.t.l. exposure meter is not
working, spring motor drive (slightly sluggish, needs a service) with
speeds 12, 16, 18, 24, 32, 48, and 64 f.p.s. and single frame, back
wind (requires separate rewind handle), variable shutter, original
take up spool, near mint condition cosmetically. Lenses and
accessories available. (26909) £59.
Paillard Bolex Pocket Models Back Wind
Handle (fits LA models and earlier models which have been converted,
also all zoom lens cameras), mint condition. (25506) £4.
Paillard Bolex D Mount to C Mount Adapter,
allows C Mount lenses to be used on D Mount 8 mm. cameras. Mint
condition, in original box. (27114) £15.
Paillard Bolex D Mount Body Cap, mint
condition. (26914) £2.
Paillard Bolex Pocket Cameras Hide Outfit
Case (made by Eedee, England), accomodates all models with pistol
grip attached, complete with carrying strap. Excellent condition.
Paillard Bolex Pocket Camera Pistol Grip,
for early model with "pull down" release, near mint condition.
Paillard Bolex Lens Hood and Filter Holder
code ADUNI, 21 mm. screw fitting for all Kern Paillard lenses except
36 mm. Switar and f/0.9 Switar. Takes Bolex 250 filters. Mint in
original keeper. Quite rare. (25552) £9.
Paillard Bolex Titling Set for pocket
models B, C, and D only, not absolutely complete but fully usable.
Includes optical bench, base, camera holder, lighting units
(continental style plugs, ES lamp fittings), copy instructions,
excellent. (18676) £15.
Paillard Bolex Viewfinder Field Adapter for
wide angle lens, for early non-metered models, mint condition,
believed to be unused. (26071) £5.
Paillard Bolex Viewfinder Field Adapter 6.5
mm. for non-metered models, excellent. (18486) £2.
Paillard Bolex Pocket Metered Models (not
LA Models) Viewfinder Field Converter 5.5 mm., excellent condition.
Paillard Bolex Viewfinder Parallax
Corrector Set (cm.), for non-metered cameras, near mint in orig.
casket. (17974) £4. Picture
Paillard Bolex Viewfinder Parallax
Corrector Set 1 foot and 2 feet, for non-metered cameras, mint in
orig. casket. (25537) £8.
Paillard Bolex Pocket Cameras Metered
Models (not LA) Viewfinder Parallax Corrector Prisms for Close ups 1
foot and 2 feet, excellent condition. (25541) £6.
Paillard Bolex Pocket Cameras Metered
Models (not LA) Viewfinder Parallax Corrector Prisms for Close ups 25
cm. and 50 cm., excellent condition. (25539) £6.
Paillard Bolex Wrist Strap, red/black
plaited leather, screw fitting, swivel, highest quality, mint
condition. (25503) £4.
PAILLARD BOLEX H8 AND H8 REFLEX
Please note that most accessories for
these cameras are the same as those used with the Paillard Bolex
H16 models. Accessories exclusively for the H8 models are included
here. For other items, please see our 16
mm. Cine Camera section.
Paillard Bolex H8 Take Up Spool, 100
ft., excellent condition. (22291) £2.
Paillard Bolex H8 Take Up Spool, 100
ft., near ming condition. (22292) £3.
SOM Macro-Zoom Attachment to fit
Kern-Paillard Vario-Switar 8 mm. to 36 mm. zoom lens as fitted to
Paillard Bolex K1, K2, and H8 Reflex cameras. Covers a subject 1 cm.
wide at the closest setting. Excellent condition. (19688) £24.
Paillard Bolex Self-Timer Release, gives a
variable delay, then approximately 8 seconds filming, mint condition
in original keeper and box. Box states it is for "Bolex Zoom Reflex"
but it should fit any camera with a cable release socket. Very rare.
Quarz M, 12.5 mm. f/1.9 lens, speeds 12 to
48 f.p.s., backwind, built in exposure meter rarely works but
exposure can be set manually, with pistol grip, five filters,
instructions, case, runs beautifully, excellent condition. (22046) £4.
Siemens 8, loads with normal 8 mm. film
which is placed in a special cassette (two included). 1.3 cm. f/2.5
Busch-Glaukar lens, speeds 8, 16, 24, 64 f.p.s. and single frame,
spring wind will drive camera for 75 seconds, vertical reflecting and
direct-vision viewfinders, the latter exceptionally clear. General
condition excellent but most of the black enamel has flaked off front
plate. A high quality, very rare, item. Supplied in stout hide case
which fits well but is probably not original. (20627) £234. Pictures
Yashica U-Matic standard-8 cine camera,
electric drive using four AA cells, 12, 16, 24 f.p.s., no single
frame, built in selenium meter gives automatic exposure, aperture can
be set manually, 9 mm. to 28 mm. f/1.8 Yashinon manual zoom lens,
original lens cap, wrist strap, pistol grip, remote control switch
and lead, mint condition in original packing. (23223) £5.
Zeiss Ikon Movikon 8 Brown Finish, 16
f.p.s. and single frame, 10 mm. f/1.9 Movitar, original brown soft
case. Excellent condition with copy instructions. (19563) £26. Picture
Zeiss Ikon Movikon 8 Variable Speed, 10 mm.
f/1.9 Movitar lens, speeds 16, 24, 32, 48 f.p.s. and single frame,
spring drive, full wind gives 20 seconds filming at 16 f.p.s.
Beautifully made as is the original hide ever ready case. Mear mint
condition with copy instructions. (25395) £25.
Zeiss Ikon Movinette 8, 10 mm. f/2.8 Carl
Zeiss Triotar, single speed only, excellent with original ever ready
case. One of these cameras has produced our best film ever. (19565) £9.
Zeiss Ikon Movikon K (c.1938), designed for
user-loaded cassette but fitted with Zeiss Ikon removable
spool-loading mechanism with gate. 1 cm. f/2.8 Novar lens, speeds 8,
16, 24, 64 f.p.s. plus single frame, motor runs for 50 seconds,
focusing indicator in viewfinder, parallax correction, frame for tele
lens. Very good condition. Metal areas dull, satin chrome on back and
front panels worn off. A very unusual item. (20598) £143.
Zeiss Ikon Movikon K (c.1938), uses normal
standard-8 film in reloadable cassette. 10 mm. f/2 Sonnar, speeds 8,
16, 24, 64 f.p.s. and single frame, 45 second run, focus indication
in viewfinder, parallax correction, in excellent condition, a nice
item, rare, with original Zeiss Ikon hide case. (20603) £232. Pictures
Cameras - 9.5 mm.
Film is readily available from specialist dealers on the internet.
There is a thriving 9.5 mm. enthusiasts' club.
Pathe 9.5 Lido Classic 9.5 mm. camera no.
00278. Motor jammed, otherwise in excellent condition. 8. 16, 24, 32
f.p.s. and single frame. 50 foot spool loading (film readily
available at present), 20 mm. f/2.5 SOM Berthiot lens, was running
correctly when we got it. Not a common item. (26290) £46.
Pathescope 'H' 9.5 mm. Cine Camera, high
quality simple cine camera. 16 f.p.s. and single frame. Tahes 30 foot
Pathe 9.5 mm. film cassette (available from Photoworld). Near mint
condition in good carry case. (26253) £6.
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