Bolex S1 Zoom Reflex Automatic

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Bolex S1 Zoom Reflex Automatic

Camera takes Standard/Regular/Double 8mm film on 7.5m (25ft) spools,split after processing to provide 15m (50ft)

Year: 1963-67

Lens: Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon 1,8 / 9-30

Manual Zoom

Viewfinder: Reflex, aerial image - no focussing aid

Exposure Control: Automatic by electric eye with manual override

Frame rates: 12, 18, 40, single frame

Motor: Spring wound

Shutter: Fully closing variable shutter

Backwind: Limted backwind possible by means of small hand crank

No sound

Made in Switzerland

Prices on eBay:

  • eBay Germany:
    • EUR 20,40 (+ EUR 6,90 shipping) in 03/2007
    • EUR 3,35 (+ EUR 6,00 shipping) in 03/2007


Essentially the same as the P4 but introduced earlier and with a cheaper though good quality zoom lens. Lacks a viewfinder focussing aid.


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