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1963

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2017

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D6 Combiscope Slide Viewer And Projector, 1963

This is a Slide Viewer and Projector. It is dated 1963 and we acquired it in 2017. Its medium is molded plastic, enameled metal, glass, rubber. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

The D6 Combiscope was the second slide projector that Braun brought to market. It functioned as both a slide projector and, when tilted, as a viewer. Its compactness, simplicity, and clean lines are emblematic of Rams’s design aesthetic. The Combiscope provided an image with dimensions of 12 by 18 inches at a distance of four feet, allowing the projector operator to sit with their audience and enjoy a more intimate slide-viewing experience.

This object was donated by Robert Greenberg. It is credited Gift of Robert M. Greenberg.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24 × 20 × 8 cm (9 7/16 × 7 7/8 × 3 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

D6 Combiscope Slide Viewer And Projector, 1963; molded plastic, enameled metal, glass, rubber; H x W x D: 24 × 20 × 8 cm (9 7/16 × 7 7/8 × 3 1/8 in.); Gift of Robert M. Greenberg; 2017-51-8

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Bob Greenberg Selects.

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