A Very Fine Victorian Table Stereo Viewer Finished In Black With Painted Flowers. Offered for sale is a very fine and rare stereo viewer finished in ebonised black with hand painted flowers. The viewer is unsigned but of English Manufacture C. 1860/70 The viewer has a drawer at the bottom with a key to accept spare slides. This drawer gives the viewer a greater height than the usual table top viewers.
Above the drawer is a viewer constructed in the usual form. Two large wooden knobs at the side turn a spindle which pulls the stereo views up into view. The top of the viewer can be opened to reflect light down if you are using opaque views. A door at the rear opens to allow light through if you are using transparent views.
The two eyepiece lenses at the front are focused via rack work adjusted via the two knobs at the side. The viewer is entirely finished in black lacquer with bunches of hand painted flowers at the corners and in the centre of each panel. Condition: Cosmetically this viewer is in very fine condition with only minor wear and scuffing to some of the corners.Mechanically the viewer works really well with no issues to the internal carriage mechanism or the focussing mechanism. Optically the lenses are good and clear. The frosted glass panel at the back is missing but this can easily be replaced Dimensions: Height - 51.3cm Width (without knobs) - 27cm Apsley Antiques Mailing List Please join our mailing list on the left of the page or below. We know how items are handled In the postal services. We go out of our way to provide all our items with the care in packing they deserve.
We use the best quality packing not second-hand re-used battered old cardboard boxes. We use super strong fibre tape and try to always double box where we can For large deliveries within the UK we use a private courier firm. Typically for large items i. Please use the contact details on the left of the main page. L'item "Very Fine Table Stereo Viewer Finished In Black & Painted Flowers Stereoscope" est en vente depuis le lundi 5 septembre 2016.Il est dans la catégorie "Collectables\Photographic Images\Antique (Pre-1940)\Stereoviews". Le vendeur est "apsley" et est localisé à/en Reading. Cet article peut être livré partout dans le monde.