We have always considered and collected these commercial masks and helmets as industries tribal art. Examples can be elegant in their simplicity or bazaar and complex. They are always unique, suprising and filled with personality.
1920s Whiting Sculptoscope Coin Op Stereo Card Viewer
Original Whiting Sculptoscope coin-operated stereo card viewer from the 1920s. Deposit a penny, pull trigger and look through the viewer to flip through stereo view cards showing sights around the world. Made by American Novelty Co., Cincinnati, O. Pat. 1910-1922 w/ reel, Round drum style stereoscope viewer w/ 3D effect The machine will operate on a penny….$1400