June 21, 2010
ITHACA, NY — National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, will hold a special film, photography and art-related auction on June 27th that features the first session of the auction gallery’s art, film and photography-themed collections along with many select book and ephemera lots. Antique cameras and projection equipment will be offered along with artwork such as original paintings by Thomas Moran and William Merritt Chase. Rare books include a 1649 copy of Mathew Merian’s “Todten-Tanz” or “Dance of Death”, “Espiritual Que Trata De Los Malos” printed in 1574 (a book of Spanish mysticism banned during the Inquisition), and a 1677 printing of Hobbes' translation of “The Illiads and Odysses of Homer” and antique Arabic texts and manuscript leaves.
The antique cameras include brands such as Seneca, Zeninger, Graflex, Seroco and Tektronix, several antique folding bed models and many assorted lenses, film holders, plate holders and more. From the same collection, there will be offered an extensive library of photographic history and reference books. In addition, a selection of Kliegl studio lights and several antique original commercial Simplex film projectors that came to us from a New York theatre will be featured.
June 17, 2010
I have a Century projector fitted with a Dolby pickup, Kni-tron 2k watt xenon lamphouse, and several lenses. Also there is an Alpha platter system, a prep table, and a Dolby CP50 sound processor.
Pick up in WPB, FL
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June 15, 2010
Osram bulb, NEW xbo, 1600w/ca, ofr bulb
Introduced in 1954, OSRAM XBO xenon projector lamps have become nearly as important as popcorn in movie theaters. Setting the standard for film projection, the revolutionary XBO technology was awarded an Oscar in 1984.
The main characteristics and befits of XBO lamps are:
June 14, 2010
Available for sale is 1,600 rocker style seats. These are in good used condition. No damage, rips, tears, etc….. ill sell in large lots or all. These will be stored in my warehouse – Eldridge, IA 52748. We also have several Cornelius 8 head dispensers, with carbonators, box rack, pumps, etc….. 1 large Cretor popcorn unit. Theater is to be torn down next week. Call for details.
563 three two one 9204.
June 9, 2010
I have 450 used theater seats available for free (you must remove & haul). Color: Blue/Grey. The seats are located near Tallahassee, Florida. Seats must be removed between 6/22/10-6/28/10.
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June 8, 2010
I have 18 rows of 6 (total of 108) antique theatre chairs available in Salem, Oregon. The chairs are in great condition including padded seating, wood back, and metal framing. The chairs are red in color, and are reportedly either Griggs or Ideal circa from the 1940’s. Only 4 of the 108 chairs have had the original leather replaced.
Please call or email me for more information, pictures, etc. All offers will be considered!
June 7, 2010
I have two simplex Super projectors for sale. Here is a link of what kind they are. Mine don’t have the front film attachment, I dont know what it is called.
They are located in Kenedy, Texas. I also have to older arc projectors (the top part).
If you are interested please email me at
( it’s the ta7400 in the pics above in the scoll, second from the left )
June 4, 2010
I am a collector of old theater sound systems, and related parts such as tubes, speakers, old amplifiers etc. I travel all around the U.S and will pick up and pay cash. Please call me at: 616-791-0867 or email me at: I will be happy to pay more than fair amounts for your unused equipment.
June 1, 2010
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — The theater was constructed in the early 1900’s and originally was a movie theater until 1980. The theater is now in business as a conservatory with 150 seats. The building has 4 storefronts for rental income.
We recently have been approved for 3 different types of use with a 350 seat capacity. The approved uses are events, movies, and live concerts. We have all approvals and architectural drawings in place.
Contact Peter at 914-384-4632 or
May 25, 2010