The Wonderful World of View-Master: Germany

I haven’t been able to pin down an exact year of release for these reels, but I’m guessing they date from the early 1960s. There’s no date printed on the reels or the booklet but the latter mentions the Berlin Wall, which was built in 1961. Further, these reels were published by Sawyer’s back when they owned the View-Master brand, which was true until they were acquired by the General Aniline & Film (GAF) Corporation in 1966. So there you go.

With that unnecessary preamble out of the way, let’s get going already. Here are all three View-Master reels (B193) depicting Germany, then divided into West and East, as it was in the early ’60s. Willkommen in Deutschland!

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