Victor Model 5

Victor Model 5

Camera

Victor Model 5

May 1930
Metal, glass and leather
Overall: 8 1/4 × 3 1/2 × 8 3/4 in. (21 × 8.9 × 22.2 cm)
1978.0191.0080
DescriptionCrackled black, vaulted, 16mm, spring-motorized motion picture camera with eye-level viewfinder, three-lens turret holding f/1.5 and f/3.5 lenses, variable speed, single-frame exposure, exposure guide and footage gauge with instruction manual and black metal frame counter inside brown leather case. The camera accepts 100 foot spools.

Inscriptions Printed in silver on product plate on right side of camera: VICTOR CINÉ CAMERA MODEL 5 PATENTS PENDING VICTOR ANIMATOGRAPH CO., DAVENPORT, IOWA, U.S.A. / Stamped in silver around crank shaft on right side of camera: 15496 / Engraved in brass on lens one: WOLLENSAK f/1.5 CINE VELOSTIGMAT 1" FOCUS / Engraved in brass on lens two: WOLLENSK VELOSTIGMAT f/3.5 / Embossed in black infront and below door latches on left side of camera: L, O / Engraved in silver on exposure gauge on left side of camera: VICTOR CINE CAMERA EXPOSURE METER, ARRANGED FOR USE WITH IN TEMPERATURE ZONES. IN TROPICS DECREASE STOP TO NEXT SMALLER-TO THE LEFT, DURING SEASON OF SHORT DAYS ALSO EARLY MORNING OR LATE AFTERNOON USE NEXT LARGER STOP-RIGHT, CLEAR SUN NO CLOUDS, BRIGHT CLOUDY, DULL CLOUDY, VERY DARK CLOUDY, SEA SKY BEACH & SNOW SCENES, SPORTS LANDSCAPES DISTANT VIEWS, STREETS AVEAGRE VIEWS IN LIGHT & SHADE, CLOSE-UPS ALL DISTANCES UNDER 10 FEET, SCENES ALL IN SHADOW NO O'HEAD LIGHT, ULTRA (SLOW-MOTION) / Engraved in black on spool inside of camera: CINE KODAK SPOOL T.M REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.

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