$40

Vintage Bell & Howell Model 254 RA 8mm Autoload Movie Projector
Circa: 1950's
Condition: Used & Operational
Size: See Description
Color: Wrinkle Finish Gray
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Bell & Howell
MADE IN THE USA: This great vintage machine has a metal plate that says: 115 V AC 60 CYCLE ONLY 500 W MAX 5 AMPS SERIAL NO. AX37017 Chicago 45, ILL. U.S.A.
UL listing sticker on the bottom of the base.
This vintage Bell & Howell Auto Load Projector Model 254 RA has the Frame lever and a switch on the bottom front of the machine that has Lamp, Motor and Off. The lamp needs a new bulb. Everything seems to work as it should except for the bulb which should still be available on line. This great machine has a forward/Reverse lever right on the console. The film mechanism is self-threading through the film track and then you attach it manually to the take-up reel.
The unit is compact and has the metal lid with a push-button that opens the projector when depressed. The unit measures approximately 12 inches tall by 8.5 inches wide and 8.5 inches deep. It is a heavy, just over 12 pounds, well built projector and is the Iron Horse of the 8mm movie projectors of the 1950's.
his projector is in vintage used condition. Take a close look at the photos and I think you will agree this is a clean unit for its age.
I'll see if I can find the metal take up movie reel/s that come with the projector.
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