Antiques, Fine Art & Collectibles. Antique Tabletop Stereoscope Postcard Viewer E & H T Anthony New York Civil War.
DESCRIPTION Antique Victorian table top walnut stereoscope/postcard viewer. Retailed by the prestigious firm of E & H T Anthony this was manufactured during the civil war era for very wealthy patrons. Made from walnut with tapered edges this original viewer is complete with an original set of 6 stereoscopes. The focus is adjusted via the sliding viewer mount.
Even though this piece dates from between 1862 and 1877 the actual stereoscopes date to the 1890's era. This piece is missing its graphoscope. This would make a great addition to your Victorian style home decor or postcard collection.MEASUREMENTS Stereoscope viewer measures 12" wide by 24" long by 12.5 tall when opened and weighs 9lb 2oz. CONDITION This stereoscope viewer is in good working condition.
Some of the walnut has dried out and split on the fret work but does not affect the integrity of the piece and it is missing its graphoscope (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description). Yesteryear Essentials is a local, independent family run antiques store in Los Angeles, CA.It was established in 2011 by me (Pearse) and my wife (Sinead). Whether you are looking to enhance your home decor or are an avid collector, we try to have something wonderful in stock for everyone. The item "Antique Tabletop Stereoscope Postcard Viewer E & H T Anthony New York Civil War" is in sale since Friday, October 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Stereoviews & Stereoscopes". The seller is "pearsefee" and is located in Los Angeles, California.
This item can be shipped worldwide.