This little black bakelite viewer
was manufactured by Church-Craft Pictures Inc, Saint Louis, USA in the
early 1950's. It takes small cards, each one containing a stereo pair.
Typically these were of either a religious, geographic, educational or children's
stories. The viewing cards are prone to warping unless they have been
stored carefully. The picture quality and stereo effect of the slides is
generally quite good. A set of six slides used to sell for around
A Pair of Stori-View Slides and
close-up scans of their pictures below (circa 1952)
Stori-View slides also appeared in the format shown
below. The slide was viewed, then taken out and turned upside down to view
the second image.
A Stori-Craft Pixie Viewer
(PAT Applied For).
the area on top for storing a set of slides.
A very simple, inelegant, but functional viewer. When sold in the late
1950's these could be purchased in a pack complete with twelve Fairytale
slides for around $15.00
A 'POST' Viewer manufactured in
Canada for Stori-Views, USA (circa 1962)
A scan of a Stori-View slide X-15 Rocket Ship Series
H No.1 (circa 1962)
Sides of a Stori-View Box from circa 1957
A 1954 Stori-Viewer Viewer with Original Box, Slides
A typical early Stori-View outer
A later 'wallet' style packet. These held either six
single view slides or three double image slides.