Lot 689: 1940’s WWII Electric Nickelodeon “Bombs Away” Mutoscope
Auction Date:12/31/2002 9:00 PM EST
Fabulous electric machine is a coin operated crank, which allowed viewers to witness a host of different movies, images and even play games. The reel in this particular machine is a “Bombs Away” wartime theme from WWII. The reel itself is worth $400-$500! In complete working condition, the mutoscope has been restored to a stunning EX-MT condition. Painted black with gold painted trim, this lovely apparatus sitting atop a large stand measures an impressive 5 feet tall, the ideal height for viewing while standing. “Manufactured by International Mutoscope Corp. Long Island” stamped onto metal plate below lenses.
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