Last Build Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2008 23:06:11 GMT
Fri, 04 Dec 2008 23:06:10 GMTA short holiday-themed update, and explanation for the lack of recent updates.
Fri, 06 Jun 2008 18:51:10 GMTI redesigned the site a bit, mostly to improve the appearance on higher resolution screens. Refresh your browser if things look odd. And feel free to post your comments or suggestions on the message forums.
Fri, 11 May 2007 10:25:40 GMTBolexcollector.com now includes serial numbers for all 16mm and 8mm Paillard-Bolex cameras with their dates of manufacture. Be sure to check out the newly revamped Camera section, with additional information on each model.
Mon, 23 Apr 2007 23:58:10 GMTA Bikini, a Beach and a Bolex? This video for a 1968 television commercial features all three.
Sun, 22 Apr 2007 07:11:24 GMTNew article with video: A classic television commercial from 1958, promoting Paillard-Bolex and Willoughby's camera store.
Wed, 11 Apr 2007 05:23:25 GMTI've added serial number info for all Paillard-Bolex projectors made from 1936 to 1969. Now you can look up the year in which your 8mm, 16mm or Super 8 model was manufactured.
Thu, 29 Mar 2007 06:27:20 GMTAdded four book cover scans to the ephemera section, thanks to contributions from a German collector. They're also ordered chronologically now.
Wed, 21 Mar 2007 04:15:07 GMTThe differences between regular and RX lenses for Bolex H16 cameras. A detailed explanation on how the reflex prism affects optical correction.
Sat, 10 Mar 2007 23:28:01 GMTTrying to kill some time by looking around on bolexcollector.com while waiting for that Bolex camera auction to end? No need to open a new window with the eBay page and your search terms entered, while you constantly hit F5 to refresh. Just go to the new Auction page to see an updated list of 50 Bolex items ending soonest on eBay.
Fri, 02 Mar 2007 11:13:10 GMTNow you can read messages or join the community to talk with others about Bolex -- or any classic movie cameras and projectors, for that matter. I've wanted to add a discussion forum to bolexcollector.com for a while and I've finally gotten around to it. The forums are up, so register and start posting!
Tue, 27 Feb 2007 11:13:10 GMTVintage product catalogs for Paillard-Bolex movie equipment from the 1950s.
Thu, 22 Feb 2007 11:13:10 GMTSite news, updates and additions, including a list of 10 new scans of Bolex brochures to the ephemera section.
Tue, 06 Feb 2007 11:13:10 GMTImages and details of a decorative camera display stand used in franchised Bolex dealer stores during the 1950s.
Sun, 28 Jan 2007 11:13:10 GMTIn response to a few email questions I've received regarding shutter speeds, I have updated my Bolex F.A.Q.
Fri, 26 Jan 2007 11:13:10 GMTAn Amateur Movie Maker team takes a trip to a Swiss mountain top to investigate the facts behind the magic name. (circa 1959)
Tue, 23 Jan 2007 11:13:10 GMTSeveral updates, thanks to reader contributions.