Vintage Video camera Bell & Howell Electric Eye 127

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Vintage Bell & Howell Electric Eye 127 , auto-exposure 4×4cm 127 film viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell around 1950. It has a single fixed shutter speed and the aperture is controlled either by the selenium cell or by an aperture slider hidden under the nameplate below the lens.
Bell and Howell is a U.S.-based services organization and former manufacturer of cameras, lenses and motion picture machinery, founded in 1907 by two projectionists, and was originally headquartered in Wheeling, Illinois. The company is now headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, and currently provides services for automated equipment in enterprise-level companies.
According to its charter, the Bell & Howell Company was incorporated on February 17, 1907. It was duly recorded in the Cook County Record Book eight days later. The first meeting of stockholders took place in the office of Attorney W. G. Strong on February 19 at 10 a.m. The first board of directors was chosen for a term of one year: Donald Joseph Bell (1869–1934), chairman; Albert Summers Howell (1879–1951), secretary; and Marguerite V. Bell (wife of Donald Bell), vice chairman.