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Circa 1915 Wooden Mutoscope Cabinet - "Thrills"
Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $1,624.00
Circa 1915 mutoscope offers the customer "Thrills" in the form of a short "risque" movie. While early mutoscopes offered patrons a wide variety of subjects to view, they were famous for presenting brief glimpses of women in various stages of undress. Offered here in this machine is one such vintage reel from the era featuring a woman performing a striptease dance. The machine, featuring an ornate wooden cabinet, is in working order and all of the parts are original with the exception of the top marquee, which is a modern reproduction. Dimensions: 18 (W) x 19.5 (D) x 72 (H) inches. Please Note: due to the size and/or weight of this lot, shipping charges may be substantial. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $1,624.00
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