Camera, Gun, Motion Picture, Kodak Mark 1, USN,

This spring-motor, trigger-activated gun camera, used by the U.S. Navy, recorded "target hits," made photographically on sensitized paper. The camera was mounted on a Lewis machine gun in place of the ammunition drum for gun practice, or on the top wing to simulate a wing gun and to record training activity. A Veeder exposure counter and lens hood were standard.

Transferred from United States Department of the Navy

Physical Description:
9-1/2in. barrel with film magazine attached. Has case w/spare magazine & barrel extension.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Dimensions
9-1/2in. barrel

This spring-motor, trigger-activated gun camera, used by the U.S. Navy, recorded "target hits," made photographically on sensitized paper. The camera was mounted on a Lewis machine gun in place of the ammunition drum for gun practice, or on the top wing to simulate a wing gun and to record training activity. A Veeder exposure counter and lens hood were standard.

Transferred from United States Department of the Navy

Physical Description:
9-1/2in. barrel with film magazine attached. Has case w/spare magazine & barrel extension.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
Boeing Aviation Hangar

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Dimensions
9-1/2in. barrel

ID: A19711017000