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    Alef Model A 1932
Cine Nizo 9½  Model K - 1932-1933;   Cine Nizo 9½ Model M - 1933Beaulieu 9,5 mm Model C9 - 1951
 

 

Alef- Model A - 1932
The camera was produced by
Alef, Optische Anstalten A. Lehmann,Fürth, in Germany.
The Alef camera was produced in four different models: A; B; B1; C, as the Instruction for our model stated. And further in the instruction: ‘Model A has the normal speed of 16 pictures per second. Models B, B1 and C have the advantage of various speeds.’ However, in the instruction book are specified future changes in new models; in future model  A - was planed the speed 24 p/s and 8 p/s.
In next models a button of the speed regulator was placed on the front side, below the lens.
The camera has similar features as the Pathe Motocamera model B.
The body was made of steel metal and crystalline black paint with some chrome fittings.
The camera is in good condition. The case is well used.
The camera features:
 - The spring clockwork motor; non rotating key;
 - The footage counter in meter; before taking any pictures on a new film the film indicator must be set at zero (Picture 2 - the bottom button);
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Exposure 1/ 32 frame per second (fps);
 - Only continuous running by sliding starter knob (Picture 2  -starter knob beside the motor key);
 - The lens made by Laack Rathenow, in Germany No 252566; 1:3,5 F=2 cm; Interchangeable lens with telephoto lenses and wide angle;
 - The optical direct viewfinder is designed in modern way, at that time. It is placed on the top of the camera. Presumably for the cheaper production the viewfinder is inserted in two screws, on the top of the camera (Picture 3);
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The camera is takes “P” charger (30 foot);
 - The claw mechanism(Picture 4) ;
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The continental tripod socket.
 Production Number: 6750
 

Alef 9, 5 mm;12%. side;jpg

                 Picture  2

Alef 9,5 No6750; 10%

                     Picture 4

Alef 9, 5 mm with instruction;12%

              Picture 1
Alef 9,5 finder;10%

                 Picture 3

 

 

 

 

 

Cine Nizo 9½- Model K - 1932 -1933
The camera was produced by Niezoldi & K
rämer GmbH (Nizo), Munich in Germany, in 1932 -1933 as it was advertised in an English catalogue -
 
http://www.pathefilm.freeserve.co.uk/95gear.htm.
The camera was produced for the English and German market; the description on the camera body is in German and English language. The tripod socket 1/4 inch thread (imperial measurement).
T
he body was made of a die-cast alloy and crystalline black paint with some chrome fittings. The camera is built like from two chambers: film housing and motor mechanism. The camera is rather heavy about 3 kg, and bigger than others cameras produced at that time.
The camera features:
 - The lens: Cooke Kinic made by Taylor Taylor & Hobson Ltd England; 1 inch, f/1,5; the lens is C mount; It is the best quality lens from 1950s; coated lens;
 - Direct vision viewfinder with parallax compensation;
 - The footage counter is located in unusual way - as a plate in a wheel shape on the rear side of the camera.
 - The spring motor, wounded in anti clock way;
 - Filming speeds: 8; 16; 24; 32; and 64; Continuos filming and lock run; No single shots
 - Back wind slot (right picture - the right bottom  corner); the handle is missing;
 - 100 ft (30 m) spool loading;
 - The film gate and film sprocket are opened and closed by pushing the end of the sprocket guide down and up.
Production Number: 407186
 

Nizo 9,5 model K;12%
Nizo 9,5 model K; 12%

 

 

 

 

 

Cine Nizo 9½- Model M -1933
The camera was produced by Niezoldi & K
rämer GmbH (Nizo), Munich in Germany, in 1933 as it was advertised in an English catalogue. It was next model after model K.
As model K, the camera was produced for the English and German market; the description on the camera body is in German and English language.
T
he body was made of a die-cast alloy and crystalline black paint with some chrome fitting. The camera is built like from two chambers: film housing and motor mechanism.  The body of this model is built in a little different shape and much smaller than model K.
The weight of the camera is: 1939 grams. 
Same features are dissimilar to model K:
 - The lens: Anastigmat Cassar 1:2,9 f= 2 cm, made by Steinbeil München No 250536;
 - Filming speeds: 8; 16; 24 only; Continuos filming and lock run; No single shots; The camera has exceptional feature, at the time; by key winding is a key slot for hand cranked drive;
 - The spring motor, wounded in anti clock way;
 - Back wind slot - the right bottom corner; the handle is missing;
 - The optical direct viewfinder. It is placed on the top of the camera. The viewfinder is a modern version than model K;
 -  The footage counter is located on the rear side of the camera. It is much smaller and differently designed;
 - The film gate and film sprocket are not changed, only adjusted to the camera size;
 - 50 ft (15 m ) spool loading;
 - Continental tripod socket;

Production Number: 260457

Nizo 9,5 Model M No260457
Nizo 9,5 Model M(2) No260457

 

 

 

 

 

Beaulieu 9,5 mm Model C9- 1951

    Beaulieu 9,5mm No2201plate;20%

The camera was produced by Beaulieu Industrie, Ramorantin in France. It was the first model of the 9,5 mm camera built up after the change name of the Company.  In 1950 the Company - G.I.C. -Groupement Idustriel Cinematographique was taken by Marcel Beaulieu and named Beaulieu Industri.
The body is made of a aluminium alloy.

The camera features:
 - The lens: Som Berthiot No C62065; Cinor B 1: 1,9 F=20; and wide angle attachment - Som Berthiot Paris No 1130150 Hyper Cinor; C mount lens;
 - Viewfinder is parallax compensated; it has mask for telephoto and adjustable for wide angle lens;
 - Filming speed 10; 16; 24; 32; 48; 64; Continuous filming; single shot and lock run;
 - Film counter;
 - The spring motor, wounded in anti clock way;
 - Sprocket feed;
 - 100 ft spool loading; 50 ft spool in accessories;

 Beaulieu 9,5mm No2201;chamber20% 
 
- Continental tripod socket;
 - Dimensions: 120x110x50 mm; weight - 1641 gram without lens and 1701 gram with lens.
The camera was not sold in the UK.

Production Number: 2201

Beaulieu 9,5mm No2201;12%
Beaulieu 9,5mm;No2201+case 10%

 

 

 

 

 

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