1917 Ad Bausch & Lomb Optical Balopticon Stereopticon Film Slide Projector YRR1


This is an original 1917 black and white print ad for the Balopticon stereopticon, (a slide projector or "magic lantern") that was made and sold by the Bausch & Lomb Optical Company of 506 St. Paul Street, Rochester, New York (NY) during the World War I era.


This 96+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 4.25 inches; 15 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of vintage ads, prints, and articles from The American Review of Reviews during the World War I (WW1) era. To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

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