Bringing together my three loves: bakelite, bambi and view-masters- this set is all about nostalgia.
When I was a young ‘un, I absolutely wanted a View-Master. But they were prohibitively expensive for my family- so wanting was as far as I got. I think nostalgia is often rooted in the thwarted desire- it’s only as an adult that one can afford to buy something denied in one’s youth.
So- a black bakelite view-master from the 40s- inscribed Sawyers View Master, USA, Portland, Ore.,
The internet is awash with View-Master collectors and memorabilia. Reels for the View-Master are widely available. Indulge your nostalgia- or- add to your burgeoning View-Master collection!
This set is for sale: $AUD55