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We are offering for sale  a boxed lot of Ernst Plank antique Magic Lantern Glass Slides. The slides are numbered 1-12 and have the EP logo on them. Included in this lot is the desirable Christmas scene with Santa Claus wearing a blue coat (slide # XII) A couple of the slides have distortion to the image; most are in very good condition. The number I slide is broken; it’s missing a corner and severely cracked the entire length), but it is good reference for a replacement. Overall the red paper borders are at about 80% with all having some loss. The wooden storage box is missing one end. It is paper covered and has a sliding lid. There is a paper label at the end of the box that reads “Series #7 2 3/4 W”. There’s additional writing on the label that we cannot decipher.  Each slide measures approximately 8 3/4" long x 2 3/4" tall.

The slide images include:  

#1. Ships at sea with including early steamship (cracked and missing corner)

#2. Train entering tunnel scene is a continuous view (very nice condition)

#3. 4 Scenic vistas of two churches, the jungle, and a harbor view. (very nice condition)  

#4. 4 characters Inn keeper, rag seller, and a boy with dog leading a long haired military officer. (very nice condition)

#5 Various circus performers. Lady on horseback, pony trainer, two clowns, and a man on horseback. (image has even distortion throughout)

#6 Jockey riding a rabbit, Professor riding a crow, a military officer on a frog, and a farmer on a rooster.(very nice condition)

#7 A 4 boy band playing instruments of opportunity all wearing folded paper hats with feathers and wearing swords. (very nice condition)

#8 4 adult portraits 3 men one woman. (very nice condition)

#9 Continuous view of children playing, a windmill and a man with rifle and hunting dog. (very nice condition) 

#10 Continuous summer scene of children at play in and around the water (very nice condition)

#11 Continuous winter scene of children playing and man smoking long pipe.(very nice condition)

#12 Continuous Christmas scene with blue coat Santa (small distortion on house next to Santa otherwise very nice condition)

A complete set of 12 Ernst Plank Magic lantern slides in a fitted wooden box for your viewing pleasure!  PLEASE REVIEW ALL PHOTOS AND USE THE ENLARGE AND ZOOM FEATURES FOR THE BEST DESCRIPTION OF THESE MAGIC LANTERN GLASS SLIDES. When packaged for shipping these slides will weigh approximately 5 pounds.

  • Cannot ship to: Finland, Ireland


Price: $25.00
Availability: SOLD