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Marcy's Sciopticon Magic Lantern Projector, Slides, and Manual

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
450
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Marcy's Sciopticon Magic Lantern Projector, Slides, and Manual, late 19th century, mahogany, tin and brass projector with a 2-in. lens with fine focusing knob, seventeen double-slide hand-painted whimsical mahogany-framed images, two 14-in. long single pane slides, four blank frames, and a manual-wind kaleidoscope image, housed in its original carry case with instruction label on interior of door, projector lg. 18 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Display technology, Electronic engineering, Magic lantern, Optics, Projector, Reversal film, Technology