Tour Of The W0rld - Keystone Diamond Stereo Library Box Set Vol I & Ii-100 Cards
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Tour Of The W0rld - Keystone Diamond Stereo Library Box Set Vol I & Ii-100 Cards:
Title:Tour Of The World - Keystone View Co. Stereoscopic Library Boxed Set Vol. I. & Vol. II. - 100 Diamond Stereoview Cards.
The item that is offered up in sale is a Keystone View Co. Stereoscopic Library Diamond Boxed Set Vol. I. & Vol. II. - Tour of The World - 100 diamond stereoscopic cards. This Keystone Stereographic Library boxed set with a leather spine and gilt titled “Tour of The World Vol. I. & Vol. II.”. The box is designed to look like two books sitting side by side with leather banding and gilt titles on spine and has buckram covering the remainder of the box.The one-hundred silver print views are on curved gray and buff mounts that are not consecutive and are a mixed set of Keystone views. There are no repeats of the stereoscopic cards in this boxed set of 100 stereoscopic views published by Keystone View Company. All of these stereoviews have detailed descriptions of each view on the verso of the stereoscopic cards. These are beautiful vintage views of the countries of the world taken over 100 years ago with various subjects included in this set of scenic views and views of the people in their everyday activities.
The stereoviews of the World countries and are listed as the following:
Italy - 43 stereoview cards.
Sicily - 10 stereoview cards.
Switzerland - 10 stereoview cards.
Syria - 1 stereoview card.
Algeria- 13 stereoview cards.
Norway - 2 stereoview cards.
Cambodia - 1 stereoview card.
Siam (Thailand) - 4 stereoview cards.
Fiji Island - 2 stereoview cards.
Society Islands (Island of Tahaa)- 1 stereoview card.
Cuba - 1 stereoview card.
Sweden - 3 stereoview cards.
Dutch East Indies (Islands of Bali and Java) - 4 stereoview cards.
British Malaya (Island of Penang) - 1 stereoview card.
Venezuela - 1 stereoview card.
Tunisia - 3 stereoview cards.
Condition: The stereoscopic cards are in fine vintage condition, showing a wear and soiling commensurate with age. Any lighter areas on the stereographs showing is a reflection on the glossy surface from lighting and rarely, uneven tones in the actual images. Also note that any out of focus areas are from my hand held camera and all views are in focus. There is a small dark spot on the right photo on card #583, but it does not interfere with the stereo viewing.The box is sturdy and intact showing some wear and soiling of the consistent with age. The leather spine has spotty denuded areas and the buckram on the top box has fading and denuding. Please look closely at all of the photos as they are an important part of the description.
Dimensions: Cards are standard 7 in x 3 1/2 in. The boxed set measures 7 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in x 4 in.
Questions: Please examine all of the detailed photos. I am happy to answer questions you may have before offerding, be sure to use the messaging system to contact me.
Shipping: I will ship Priority Mail Medium Flat Rate Box in the USA. International shipping will be USPS Priority Mail International Medium Flat Rate Box.
Payment: Please note I only accept payment with PayPal and thank you for examining and/or offerding on my offer of this unique, antique vintage set.