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[img size=446]http://www.kovels.com/media/kunena/attachments/legacy/images/PhotoEditor_web.jpg[/img]
My husband and I found a 16mm [i]Craig[/i] Kalart photoeditor with splicer at a local garage sale. We are intersted in learning more about a time frame that this would have been used and if this would have been an individual use item or typically used in a movie theater (i.e., to fix broken reels).

I would appreciate any questions or suggestions that might help us learn more about this “find”.

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I have one like this stashed somewhere for 8mm home movies that I used years ago to splice the 50′ reels together and to edit. It also has the wooden base and no indicatation of a cover.

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What’s in the picture is what we have. I can’t find an indication that there would have been a cover (i.e., no clips or even rub marks where it would have rested). However, as for the age, it is a model V46, if this helps. The tag is still intact on the back.

We hope to find a couple of 16mm reels for it, but have not had an opportunity to check for these, yet.

Thanks for the link. It sounds like what this gentleman has is a newer stainless version of what ours is…ours is a totally-wooden base with cast brackets.

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It’s been a long time since I saw one of these. It was probably 1982, we used one to edit a project.
I doubt it would have been used at a movie theater – it would have taken too long. Can’t tell the date of this particular one.

Do you have the reels or the cover for it – or is what you show in the photo all you have? Regardless,I believe I have found a gentleman who may be able to help you and may even want to buy it – don’t know.
Check out [url]http://www.mediamaestro.net/editing.htm[/url]

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