Artifact Details

Title

Film magazine

Catalog Number

102735675

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation

Place Manufactured

New York

Identifying Numbers

Other number 2900520576 Stock number found on a metal plate attached to the camera
Other number 556-BG42 Stamped in white ink on the bottom of the camera
Other number AF-20696 Order number found on a metal plate attached to the camera
Other number CAPMIL-M-5717 Spec number found on a metal plate attached to the camera
Other number WRDC Nonr 2956(00)-0091 Stamped in white ink on the back of the camera
Part number 556 BGI Found on a metal plate attached to the camera
Serial number 530629 Found on a metal plate attached to the camera

Dimensions

overall: 4 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in x 5 5/8 in

Description

This record contains one "Magazine, radarscope image recording camera type C-1A (for type 015 camera system)". This object is a modified version of a newsreel magazine and may have been used as a paper tape spooler. The magazine is rectangular with two hinges on the back and two metal bars on one side. On this same side there is a detachable cover where the film gate is, the cover is attached to the main body of the camera by a ball chain. On the bottom of the magazine there are two spinning objects which wind up the film. There is a stampled label in green ink that reads "Mag #3". There is a white metal plate which has "TRI-X" handwritten in black ink. TRI-X is a type of high speed black and white film.

Category

Miscellaneous/other

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