Vintage METAL KALEIDOSCOPE Possibly Brass, Very Old Toy - eBay (item 310095311291 end time Oct-31-08 18:52:00 PDT)
This vintage metal kaleidoscope is possibly brass and still works great. It has what looks like colorful stone or ceramic chips inside to make the designs. I see no maker's mark.
The metal has some missing finish and numerous fingerprints and other marks. The patterns tend to look dark, either from faded design elements or cloudy glass. It seems very old.
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