London, South Kensington
25 July 2007
High Speed model F Series O no. 632
André Debrie, France; 35mm., black-painted metal body with nickel-plated fittings, hand-cranked mechanism, rotating slit-shutter, footage gauge, tachometer, top-mounted film magazine with transfer R.A.E. INSTRUMENTATION DEPARTMENT, side-mounted plate NEVER TURN MORE THAN 3 SECONDS AT THE SPEED OF 240 PICTURES, 10 SECONDS AT THE SPEED OF 160 PICTURES, side-mounted Kinoptik, Paris viewfinder no. 4431 with supplementary sports finder, with a Kinoptik, Paris Foyer Apochromat f/2 75mm. lens no. 3993 and a Kinoptik, Paris Foyer Apochromat f/2 50mm. lens no. 4061
The Samuelson Brothers Collection.
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'The Debrie G. V. (High Speed) Camera', in Transactions of S.M.P.E., Vol XII no. 36 (1928), p. 1168-9
Peter Ariel (1989), Ariel Cinematographica Register, no. 911.
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