Romanslide 35mm film and slide projector fitting in original box

Samoca Camera Co (estab. 1952, closed 1962)
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Romanslide brand slide projector black plastic and metal fitting with rotating reels for projecting rolls of 35mm colour positive film, a metal clip with an aperture in middle can be used for manually projecting 33mm slides on a projector. Stored in a dark purple cardboard box branded in gold tear drop shape with lettering AAA Romanslide which is a brand of the Japanese camera manufacturer, Siena, which can be phonetically understood as "three A" in Japanese, the fitting and slide clip are wrapped in a waxed paper liner. Original to the contents the box is worn and has paint spots and missing one side of the top lid.

Part of a large collection of colour slides and related equipment which belonged to Gerry Clark and which document his voyages in the Southern Ocean.
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Gerry Clark
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Samoca Camera Co (estab. 1952, closed 1962): Manufacturer
Metal: 0 - Whole
Cardboard: 3 - box
Metal: 2 - clip
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3D objects (HxWxD): H 160 x W 95 x D 20mm: 1 - film holder
3D objects (HxWxD): H 180 x W 105 x D 30mm: 3 - box
3D objects (HxWxD): H 55 x W 40 x D 7mm: 2 - clip
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