This is a vintage Sawyer's View Master, made in Portland, Oregon. Make of black bakelite, it is nicely stylized for the time period. Made in the 1940s-50s, this is an early version of the View Master. US Patent: 2189285.
In addition to the working View Master, also included are 10Photo Reels, some with original sleeves. Sample subject matter includes:
Miami and MiamiBeach, Florida-165
Grand Canyon National Park-31
The Taj Mahal-4300
The View Master and the slides are in very good vintage condition. The reels are so enjoyable to view, they appear 3-D, certainly a wonderful invention for its time.