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SOLD! $2600! Megalethoscope by Carlo Ponti

Updated: Sep 11, 2023

This great piece of history will be up for auction in our special off-site auction in Arlington Heights, Illinois, beginning at 10am on Saturday, September 9, 2023. The Camera Collection of the International Photographers Hall of Fame in St. Louis will be up for auction by Donley Auctions in the former Village Bank & Trust building at 311 S. Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights, IL. You can preview the items on Friday, September 8 from noon-5pm and starting at 8am the day of the auction.

*NO SHIPPING!! Buyer Pick up or TRANSPORT ONLY!! **

Venice, mid-late 19th century, of carved walnut, with 5 x 4 " viewing lens, with top and side mirrored light doors (one mirror shattered), focus control, and hinged frosted glass back panel on matching stand (lacking rear light door), 35 inches long overall, with thirty-six 10 x14 inch wood mounted albumen print views.

Note; the view are of the flat variety although the viewer is made for the curved variety.


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