#19 - Pop Up Kaleidoscope

Manufactured By: C. Bennett Scopes, Inc. (artist is Carolyn Bennett)

Reason for this Rating: This is a fun scope that comes stored in a CD case.  To use the scope, you open the book like covers and the scope "Pops up".  Next you connect two velcro dots and you have a kaleidoscope.  The image is fine.  

It was the winner of the People's Choice Award at the Brewster Society convention in 2002.

This scope is the newest one in the top 25 but it's too much fun to not include. 

Year: 2002

Dimensions: Case is 5 1/2 by 5 inches.  The scope's cover is 4 inches square, the wheel is 3 1/4 inches in diameter and the actual scope is 3 inches long and each of the 3 sides is 1 1/4 inch wide.

Interior Image: 3 Point Mandala (60 degree 2-mirror system). 

Objects: A paper wheel.

Other: This scope is patented (US patent 6,769,780)

Below photo shows the scope in its case (folded up).

Below photo shows base of the scope's case.

Below photos show the scope.

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