Submitted for your critical consideration is this Circa 1909 SIMPLEX 35mm Movie Theater Projector which is a very early hand crank version.
Non working carbon arc original lamp house but very complete and a working, cranking Simplex standard regular projector head, original hand crank, factory original 3 point floor standing pedestal base, vintage lens and both upper and lower 35mm film magazines with reels of film installed.
This projector system is currently being carefully preserved and conserved in our Dallas workshop.
The Simplex was invented by machinists Francis B. Cannock, Mike Berkowitz and famous early filmmaker Edwin S. Porter.
Simplex projectors were manufactured and licensed by The Precision Machine Company and The Motion Picture Patents Company of New York.
This machine bears serial number 3239 and license number 3375.
It is a very large and gorgeous example and the crated shipping weight is around 500-600 Lbs.
Crating and packing are available.
Uncrated, unpacked gallery shipping dock pickup is available at no charge.
Own a sculpture that depicts the true feel of early cinema and speaks like no other about hand cranked early century movies.