I: 35 MM FILM FORMAT PROJECTORS and other 35mm related items

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Cinematic Machinery Collection of Soterios Gardiakos
I: 35 MM FILM FORMAT PROJECTORS and other 35mm related items

  • Acme portable “SVE” 1922, type F, with magic lantern attachment, Made by the “Acme Motion Picture Projector Co.”, made in Chicago, IL, USA, serial number 5833
  • Acme portable “SVE” 1922, type G, made in Chicago, IL, USA, serial number 10126.
  • American Projectoscope, ca 1920, No M5, made by “The American Projecting Co. in Chicago, IL, USA, serial number 3177
  • Anonymous #1, earliest known Greek made projector, found in Athens Greece
  • Anonymous #2, wonderful workmanship on top of wooden box, probably American
  • Anonymous #3, Head only, probably German, Located in Greece
  • Anonymous #4, a bioscope type projector probably of English manufacture
  • Anonymous #5, a semi-professional projector probably of German origin
  • Anonymous #6, a heavy duty professional projector, probably of German origin
  • Anonymous #7, “Projektionskopf” probably German, professional grade circa 1905
  • Anonymous #8, head and upper reel assembly, probably German, Located in Greece
  • Anonymous #9, a light weight but well built projector head, probably German.
  • Athena, head only, 1950’s made by John Pissanos in Athens Greece, serial number 91,(Numbering started at 50), Located in Greece
  • Bauer B8, Made in Stuttgart, Germany, serial number B8R9-95 123, Located in Greece
  • Bing, Bing continuous loop toy projector 1897-1898, Located in Greece
  • Bing, complete projector minus reel arm made in Nuremberg Germany, Serial number 1872
  • Bioscope, Warwick, 1897, Head only, reel arm and shutter remade new. Made in New York, NY, USA, no serial number.
  • Bioscope, Urban, 1905+ head only, made in England, serial number 1142.
  • Bioscope, 1905+ Unknown maker, head only, made in England, no serial number.
  • Cameragraph number 5, 1907, head only, made by the “Nicholas Power Co., in New York, NY, USA, Serial number 666
  • Cameragraph number 6, 1909+, complete, minus four legs. Made in New York, NY, USA, Serial number 6351, patents license 9331
  • Cameragraph number 6 1909+, head only, made in New York, NY, USA, Serial number 32677.
  • Cameragraph number 6B, 1909+ mounted on stand, made in New York, NY, in USA. In Plainfield BK. Serial number plate removed
  • Carette & Co., George. Before 1905, (stamped GC&CON) made in Nuremberg, Germany. Dating based on the Encyclopaedia of the Magic Lantern, London 2001.
  • Cinemechanica Victoria IVB, 1942, made in Italy, serial number 4747, Located in Greece
  • Cosmograph model 1GR type A, 1903-1908 portable in wooden box, made by “Haggard Bradley Inc.” Morehead, KY, USA, No serial number
  • Cosmograph model 16R type A, 1903-1908 portable in wooden box, made in Morehead KY, USA, No serial number
  • Cello type A, 1918, portable, made by “A. S. Hall Projecting Co,” in East Boston, Mass., USA, serial number 838
  • De Vry suitcase style portable TYPE E-, ca 1928 made by “The DeVry Corporation” Chicago, IL, USA, Serial number 9847
  • De Vry suitcase style portable TYPE ESF, 1942, made in Chicago, IL, USA, Serial number 14987
  • De Vry suitcase style portable TYPE ESP, ca 1945 made in Chicago, IL, USA, Serial number 30108
  • Drophead projector, 1920’s, made by “Drop-Head Projector Company” Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin, USA, serial number 72

ERNEMANN TOY & HOME USE PROJECTORS

  • Ernemann Toy Projector, head only with top reel arm ca 1910 made in Dresden, Germany, no serial number
  • Ernemann Kinopticon 1914 home projector, made in Dresden, Germany, No serial number.
  • Ernemann Kinox I, 1914, complete except for crank, made in Dresden, Germany
  • Ernemann, Kinox II, 1922, incomplete projector (front missing), made in Dresden, Germany.
  • Ernemann Commercial Projectors
  • Ernemann Monarch, ca 1911, head only, housing chipped at top, made in Dresden, Germany, serial number 687447
  • Ernemann 1, (Krupp-Ernemann logo) head only, chipped base. Made in Dresden, Germany, serial number on lens gate 1346633
  • Ernemann I, similar to above, head only, made in Dresden, Germany, Serial number 12994
  • Gaumont, 1915, Rouge 911, made in France, Located in Greece
  • Graphoscope Junior, 1916, made by Francis Jenkins, Mfg by A. S. Campbell Co Made in Washington, D.C., USA, serial number 842
  • Hahn I, 1919, projector head only, made by “Hahn-Goerz” in Kassel, Germany Located in Greece
  • Hollywood, green toy projector made for Montgomery ward, of Chicago, IL, USA. No serial number.
  • Hollywood, green toy projector made for Montgomery ward, of Chicago, IL, USA. No serial number.
  • ICA monopol I projector, 1914, complete head, made in Dresden, Germany. Serial number 31944
  • JF (Johann Falk) small toy projector, made in Nuremberg Germany, no serial number
  • Kamm, made in England, serial number 10273
  • Kaplan, Simplex imitation, serial number K2103
  • Keystone Moviegraph, Model No, 575W, smaller type toy projector, Made in Boston, MA, no serial number
  • Keystone (probably) larger toy projector, (no name plate) made in Boston, Mass., USA. No serial number
  • Keystone model No. 154-W, top of the line toy projector, made in Boston, Mass., USA
  • Keystone model 198W, top of the line toy projector, made in Boston Mass., USA
  • Kalee Indomitable, ca 1915, made by Kershaw and Sons Ltd., in London/Leeds, England, Serial number 1019, Located in Greece.

KINETOSCOPES

  • Kinetoscope, 1896, the oldest known projecting Kinetoscope spoolbank, Serial number 16
  • Kinetoscope Type 3, 1900-1902, wooden case, gear driven take up reel, Serial number 1248
  • Kinetoscope, ca 1905, wooden case, serial number 7821, wooden case, unusual. Heavy duty modification, serial Number plate removed
  • Kinetoscope, incomplete, mechanism only, no wooden case, serial number plate removed.
  • Kinetoscope type B, 1911, metal casing, outside shutter, Serial number plate removed.
  • Kinetoscope, Universal. 1903+, home made base, lamp housing of unknown origin. Serial number 793.
  • KH17/600, a Russian Built projector, made from a pre WW II German design. Serial number 925,003
  • Knittel, DiGiglio or TA-LI-KI portable, 1923, made by Bruno Knittel of Dresden, Germany, with wooden box, Serial number 4747
  • Kolograph, Model D, 1913, complete machine (legs new), made in Indianapolis. IN., USA, Serial number 11120
  • Lang, A prototype made around 1910 by the Lang Manufacturing Works, never put in production, made in Olean, NY, USA
  • Loffel Phoenix, made ca 1926 by Loffel in Leipzig, Germany. Only 150 made, Serial number 139.
  • Lubin, complete on wood stand, made in Philadelphia, PA, USA, serial number 2832.
  • Lubin Cineograph, serial number 5873
  • Mazo, Cine Mazo ca 1920, made in Paris, France
  • Messter, Thaumatograph, 1902, a variant of model XI, Made in Berlin, Germany, Serial number 578
  • Monarch, 1915, head only, two shutters remade new, made in Chicago, IL, USA, Serial number 3017, several models were made
  • Motiograph 1A, 1912, complete minus the wooden base, made in Chicago, IL, USA. Serial number 9112154
  • Motiograph DELUXE, 1921, made in Chicago, IL, USA, serial number 2150507
  • Motiograph model AA, 1946, Made in Chicago, IL, USA, (19 pieces).
  • Nitzsche, Saxonia I, 1907, made in Leipzig, Germany, serial number 636.
  • Optigraph number 2, 1899, with lamp housing, made in Chicago, IL, USA. No serial number visible.
  • Optigraph number 3, 1900, with lamp housing, made in Chicago, IL, USA, No serial number visible.
  • Optigraph number 4, 1907, with lamp housing, made in Chicago, IL, USA, Serial number 122064
  • Optica, 1921, made in Berlin, Germany, incomplete portable, serial number 2174
  • Optica, 1921, made in Berlin, Germany, complete portable, serial number 4597
  • Pathe before 1910, complete head with reel holder and film cans, France, Serial number 19761
  • Pathe after 1920, complete head with miniature lamphouse, France, Serial number 35692
  • Pathe – Kok , serial number 8201
  • Pathe-Lumiere. 1900-1902, A hybrid projector, France, serial number C1 126
  • Peerless, 1920, portable, made by Peerless Projector Co., New York, NY, USA Serial number 10548
  • Peerless, 1908, the most complete machine known to exist, made by George A. Knaak Co. in Oshkosh Wisconsin, USA
  • Peerless, 1908, head only, made by George A. Knaak Co. in Oshkosh Wisconsin, USA
  • Phebus Marseilles, ca 1923, complete in perfect order, France, no serial number visible
  • Phoenix made ca 1926 by Loffel in Leipzig, Germany. Only 150 made, Serial number ___
  • Planck. Ernest, ca1905, made in Nuremberg Germany, toy projector, Located in Greece
  • Rotoscope, 1898, made by William Charles Hughes of London, England
  • Selig Polyscope. Complete projector with magic lantern, link chain driven mechanism,
  • Table top model, made in Chicago, IL, USA serial number 18
  • Selig Polyscope. Complete projector with magic lantern, Gear driven mechanism, made in Chicago, IL, USA serial number 416
  • Simplex, complete machine located in Plainfield BK. Serial number 7645 0
  • Simplex, complete machine located in Aurora BK. Serial number _______
  • Simplex, before 1921, head only, serial number 1044
  • Simplex, before 1921, complete machine, my very first 35mm projector. Serial number 1050? an Early conversion to sound on film
  • Simplex, before 1921, head only, serial number 7644?
  • Simplex, before 1921, head with some gears missing, Serial number 12246.
  • Simplex, before 1921, head only, serial number 13522
  • Simplex, before 1921, head only, serial number 13886
  • Simplex, after 1921, head only, serial number 16481
  • Simplex, after 1921, complete, serial number 17626 on a Western Electric base
  • Simplex, after 1921, head only, serial number 18890
  • Simplex, after 1921, head with some gears missing, serial number 26017.
  • Simplex, after 1921, head with some gears missing, serial number 45296.
  • Simplex, after 1921, complete machine with rectangular base, serial number 56930.
    A. Christie Electric Corp. Xenolite model H-10, serial number HFD-656.
    Mr. Robert Doran has informed me that the 1921 start serial number is 15,850
    The 1927 start serial number begins with 25,835.
  • Solus, 1924, portable projector on wood base with metal cover, Paris, France. No serial number visible.
  • Superior type M. 1923+, incomplete projector head, made in Coxsackie, NY, USA, Serial number 1270
  • Wenzel. 1939? Complete machine on five point stand, made in Chicago, IL, USA, Serial number W4-3615
  • Wenzel. 1939? Complete machine on five point stand, made in Chicago, IL, USA. Serial number W4-3759
    The above two Wenzel projectors were formerly in the Lincoln theatre in Alabama
    That was owned by Sam Bower of “the Imperial Wizard of the White Knights of the
    Ku Klux Klan.” who was convicted of murdering some civil rights workers.
  • Zenith, model D, 1921? portable, no lamp house, made in Duluth, Minn., USA, Serial number 11,260

TOTAL: 126 35 mm projectors in my collection.