I came across a Bell & Howell 2143 XL, a quick search on ebay showed that this thing had little to no value. Its from the 1978-1980's and is an impressive mess of electronics and machinery. This particular device is video only.
Here it is:
Other side and tape:
I peeled off all the fake leather stuff and there were some markings underneath:
Most of this seems to control the focus and shutter:
Some sort of lens array:
The lens area and shutter area were two distinct pieces, on the left is the lenses and the right is the shutter:
I cracked open the tape too, basically two chambers with tape that moves between them and not much else: