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. Includes old View Master Model E box.
In addition to the working View Master, also included are 12 Photo Reels, some with original sleeves. Sample subject matter includes:
Boston 278 Massachusetts The Bay State I Jack and the Beanstalk FT 3 The Three Little Pigs FT 7 The Christmas Story Part 1 2 3 Waikiki 73 Yosemite 131 Grand Coulee Dam 196 Miami and Miami Beach 165 Homes of Hollywood Movie Stars 220
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.
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