SOMEBODY BUY THIS! 1920 Art Deco Aquarium

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  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Browsing eBay recently I came across this 1920 Art Deco aquarium and my jaw dropped. This 68"H x 75"W x 22"D gorgeous aquarium is in excellent condition for its age. I immediately contacted Antiquarian Traders for more information. Mark Slotkin tells me in his 35 years of being an antique dealer, he has never come across an aquarium like this. He runs his business out of Beverly Hills so that says a lot. As with all old aquariums, you would need to redo the glass and seals. But just look at it. This would be a stunning reef aquarium. Somebody buy this now. Please.

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    1920 American Art Deco Aquarium
    68"H x 75"W x 22"D
    Excellent Condition
    $8500

    eBay Ad:
    1811 Fantastic Art Deco Aquarium & Cabinet c. 1920 | eBay

    Antiquarian Traders Web site:
    Antiquarian Traders
     
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  3. chelseagrin

    chelseagrin Fire Goby

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    a little hard on the wallet, but a very beautiful aquarium that looks great without anything in it!!
     
  4. Coastie Reefer

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    WOW!! That's amazing. I would love you have that.
     
  5. bwalker9801

    bwalker9801 Zoanthid

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    Beautiful aquarium! I wonder what they used for filtration back then?
     
  6. SwimsWithFish

    SwimsWithFish Giant Squid

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    Wow! What kinda fish did they keep in those times?
     
  7. Matt Rogers

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  11. BoostLED

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    Didn't know you were such a history buff, Matt!

    Gorgeous aquarium by the way... Hm, I wonder if its a tempered glass bottom? :p
     
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    lol, yeeeh, i think ill keep my 8500 ;p