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Sale SS6: The Philip Banham Collection of Optical Toys

The Philip Banham Collection of Optical Toys Icon

Wednesday, 6th March 2019

Okehampton Street, Exeter

An Auction of Optical Toys

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Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are honoured to have been instructed to sell The Philip Banham collection of Optical Toys, Optical Prints and Stereoscopic, including The Great Exhibition of 1851 at their Exeter salerooms on Wednesday, 6th March 2019. The auction has over 200 lots and includes some rare and unique pieces such as the rare stereoscopic daguerreotype of the visit of Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie with Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to Crystal palace, Sydenham, 20th April 1855. As well as rare pieces like this there are a number of good examples of stereoscopes, stereo cards and optical toys and prints that have been collected over a fifty year period.

This auction has 236 fine art lots.

Contact for Sale

For any information about this sale, please contact:-

Brian Goodison-BlanksBrian Goodison-Blanks

Tel:+44 (01392) 413100