The Tobias Camera & Magic Lantern Collection

25 Oct 2005, starting at 11:00 BST.

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

Phantasmagoria type lantern by 'J. H. Steward Opticians To Her Majesty's Government. 106 & 66 Strand & 54 Cornhill LONDON'.

Magic Lantern by W. Butcher & Sons, 19th or early 20th Century magic lantern for 3 1/4 inch square slides.

McIntosh Magic Lantern circa 1890, by "McIntosh Stereopticon Co. Chicago" having red bellows, nickel and enamel finish with decorative pin striping and transfers, electric illuminant, lacking lens, but with original case.

Magic Lantern by Newton English, last quarter 19th Century. Lacquered, mahogany body with brass bound les and rack and pinion focusing.

Phantasmagoria type lantern by "F. Cox Optician 100 Newgate South London', circa 1850.

Magic Lantern, possibly by Charles Potter, U.S.A., lacking lamp house, but with condenser and brass barrelled lens, red bellows and nickel plated metal frame.

Projection microscope for Magic Lanterns, late 19th Century, high quality, brass barrelled, cased in a mahogany box with sprung stage, rack and pinion telescopic focusing, lens and 45 degree mirror attachment with a set of three live specimen brass slides and six wood mounted strip slides each with four mounted slides. (10)

Victor Portable Stereoptican, Model 2 serial No. 9700, early 20th Century by Victor Animatograph Co Davenport, Iowa U.S.A.

Walter Tyler Bi-Unial Magic Lantern, English, circa 1880, fine lacquered, mahogany body with double brass bound lenses, rack and pinion focusing, signed "Walter Tyler manufacturers 115 Waterloo Road London".

Magic Lantern, by "Baker 243 & 244 High Holborn London", mahogany and brass lantern with original fitted box and lime light illuminant, telescopic tube mounted lens.

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