Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Loyd's American Stereoscope

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
726
Sold for:
$738$600

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Loyd's American Stereoscope, c. 1856, leather-covered box with full-length lid, viewing eyepieces in front panel, rear drop-down flap marked "Loyd's American Stereoscope, Patented April 15, 1856," interior with velvet-lined slots to position the glass diapositives for viewing, lg. 7 1/2, wd. 5 1/4, dp. 4 in.
Estimate $200-300

In overall good condition. Wood around one lens cracked . A couple of leather cracks.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

3D imaging, Equipment, Eyepiece, Glass, Optical devices, Optics, Stereoscope