Up for auction: Universal MERCURY II camera with rotating shutter and a 35 mm f 1: 2.7 Tricor lens.
The Mercury offered here is quite unique among the standard 35 mm film cameras. It has a rotating shutter.
The rotating shutter was - as far as I know - only used by a few manufacturers.
The camera was produced around 1945 and it is in very good condition. Some scratches are visible on the back.
The MERCURY II with rotating shutter has the following shutter speeds: T, B, 1/20 - 1/1000. The shutter is cocked by the turning button on the front of the camera. All shutter speeds are functional. The serial number of the camera is: 67301.
Lens: a good-quality Universal Tricor 35 mm f 1: 2.7. Serial number: 46871. The lens is clear and scratch-free.
- Universal MERCURY II camera met roterende sluiter en een 35 mm f 1 : 2.7 Tricor lens
- Model/ type nr
- Object/device type
- Movie 35mm
- Good (used & in working condition with visible signs of use)
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