The Cinklox model 3-S 16mm spring motor driven camera was introduced in 1947 by the Cincinnati Clock and Instrument Company. The camera is designed to take 100ft loads and operates as normal, fast, and slow-motion speeds. It comes complete with a Wollensak Cine Velostigmat 1in f2.7 coated lens. The Cincinnati Clock and Instrument Company was incorporated in 1916 in Cincinnati, Ohio. During the Second World War, they made components for gun cameras for the US military. They used this experience to design and manufacture their Cinklox cameras.