OPTA-VUE Film Slides Hand Viewer & Slide File Carrying/Storage Case in Original Box Vintage ca 1950s-1970s *****PRIORITY MAIL SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!*****

Price: $52.99

Quantity: 1 available

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Item/Description:  Vintage ca 1950s-1960s OPTA-VUE 35mm battery-operated, light-up film slides hand viewer with slide file carrying storage case, in original cardboard box. Also included is original paperwork documentation - “Instructions & Warranty” info (BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED)!


OPTA-VUE slides viewer has built-in image protection, and wide screen deep dimension 9X image area magnification!


Opthalene slide file snap-closure carrying storage case accessory protects the viewer, stores up to 100 slides, and provides space for spare batteries and lamp!


***Uses standard #14 miniature lamp and standard “C” cells batteries!


***Original “Manufacturer’s Warranty Card” insert reads:  “Welcome to a thrilling new experience in 35mm slide viewing! As the owner of an OPTA-VUE Handviewer, you will find new delight and pleasure in your 35mm and bantam slides. For the first time, these distinct advantages are yours!

                    9 x magnification - snapshot size pictures!

                    New deep dimension and wide angle!

                    Greater brilliance, clarity and light transmission than ever before possible - thanks to OPTA-VUE’s Optacor Dual Lens System.


Simplicity! Your OPTA-VUE was designed for the greatest of ease in handling and viewing, cleaning and changing of batteries and lamp....”


***”Photography Magazine” mailer insert reads: ”Opta-Vue World’s Only ‘No Squint’ 35mm Hand Viewer” -Popular Photography “World’s Leading Photographic Magazine”


Age/Period: Vintage - ca 1950s-1960s


Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin:  Optics Mfg. Corp. (Optics Manufacturing Corporation) - Made in U.S.A. (Philadelphia, PA


Material(s)/Format:    Hard plastic



*Viewer measures 6 ½"L x 3 3/4"W x 3" Thick


*Plastic storage case measures 7"W x 6 ½” Deep x 3 1/4" Thick


*Cardboard box measures 7 1/4" Square x 3 ½” Thick


Quantity: One (1) OPTA-VUE slide viewer + one (1) storage case + original box + original “Instructions & Warranty” paperwork.



*Viewer and plastic storage case are in excellent working & aesthetic condition (borderline near mint).


*Cardboard box is in very good condition, with all four corners remaining intact (no tears), allowing for secure closure of box. Colors and graphics are also great. Only condition factors are normal age/handling edge and surface paper wear/rubbing.


Title: OPTA-VUE Film Slides Hand Viewer & Slide File Carrying/Storage Case in Original Box Vintage ca 1950s-1970s *****PRIORITY MAIL SHIPPING INCLUDED – DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY!*****

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Categories: Viewers - e.g.Slides,

lbs: 2.00 1 lbs

Seller ID: Opta Vue Slide Viewer Blue Boxed