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Chases Folding Stereoscope

Auction:
2060
Lot:
458
Sold for:
$2,875$2,500

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Auction:
Sale #2060 - 2060
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
March 31, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Chase's Folding Stereoscope, the rosewood body with chinoiserie decorated tin hood and divider, inset folding handle, and patent date July 16 1872, (old repairs), lg. 14 1/2 in. N.B. Nelson Chase, a Shaker from Enfield, New Hampshire, never sold his stereoscope on the open market. Literature: STEREOSCOPES, THE FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS, by Paul Wing.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

B. Nelson Chase, Enfield, New Hampshire, Paul Wing, Chinoiserie, Grafton County, New Hampshire, Stereoscopy