Vintage Brass Kaleidoscopes,"Nautilus" By Van Cort Instruments Era 1988. In Excellent Shape, brass is in excellent condition. Features 2 Interchangeable dry cells. One of the cell is empty so you can add your own special gems in it. Although the interior photos look some-what blurry; they are actually much clearer.
At one time Van Cort Instruments were one of the top Kaleidoscope manufacturers in America until they closed their Business in the mid 1990's.
This kaleidoscope was made in 1998 era and does come with its wooden base.
This beautiful brass kaleidoscope is 9 5/8" long and 1 1/2" in diameter.
The base is 8" long, 3" wide and 1 1/4" tall.
What a wonderful find to find this Nautilus in such fine condition. It almost looks like this kaleidoscope was not displayed very much; it is such good condition for a 1988 kaleidoscope.
3 mirror system
Included is a 1 extra interchangeable empty cell.
cells are 1 5/16 inches in diameter by 7/16 wide
Dimensions are kaleidoscope is 9 1/2 inches long by 1 1/2 Inches in diameter